NBA: Butler misses another workout
Jimmy Butler was not with the Minnesota Timberwolves for their shootaround in Milwaukee. Butler demanded a trade but returned to practice Wednesday, a session that featured the disgruntled star verbally challenging teammates and coaches. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Butler was not suspended but doing conditioning work in Minneapolis . . . .
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will miss “multiple weeks” with a longer-than-expected recovery from left ankle surgery in April . . . .
San Antonio point guard Derrick White will miss 6-8 weeks after injuring his left heel in his first game as a starter since replacing Dejounte Murray, who was lost for the season with a torn ACL . . . .
Forward Justise Winslow agreed to a $39 million, three-year extension with the Miami Heat.