Butler has been ruled out for Wednesday's preseason game against the Hornets due to an illness, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Per Winderman, Butler has been battling the issue since the weekend. The 30-year-old played 24 minutes in Tuesday's preseason win over the Spurs, finishing with 10 points (4-8 FG), five assists, three rebounds and a steal. Oct 09 12:17 pm (EST)
- Butler will sign a four-year, $142 million contract with Miami as part of a sign-and-trade with Philadelphia, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The 76ers will receive Josh Richardson in return.
- Butler is expected to inform the Heat he wishes to play for them next season once free agency officially begins, Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press reports.
- Butler is expected to decline his player option for 2019-20 and test free agency, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports. According to Haynes, the 76ers remain determined to retain Butler. All Jimmy Butler News
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