Jimmy Butler to Warriors? Why Heat star's Instagram posts have Golden State fans excited about trade possibility

Jimmy Butler may be a hot trade target this offseason. The Heat may release the dynamic talent due to his contract problems and Pat Riley's statements. 

Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson may leave in free agency. After Butler's Instagram posts, Golden State may not be in a good position to sign another big contract in his place, but supporters will dream. 

The Bay Area excursion has included a stop at Stanford's retail centre, supper at Nobu Palo Alto, and a Fred Again performance at Stanford's Frost Amphitheatre, according to SF Gate. Butler has been writing about it.

Butler's Instagram story posts, which vanish after 24 hours, showed him visiting Stanford. Fan speculation suggested Butler could be traded to Golden State. 

Butler is signed through 2024-25. His 2025-26 player option is also available.His contract makes him an NBA top earner. 

1 . Is Jimmy Butler a free agent?

The Warriors are over $108 million above cap, according Spotrac. A cap hit of over $55 million for Stephen Curry and over $50 million for Andrew Wiggins and Draymond Green. 

2 . Warriors cap space 2024-25

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