Jimmy Butler once said he’d never wear a Miami Heat jersey

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The Heat and Jimmy Butler are hot on the trail for each other. Though far from a certainty, expectations are only growing the Timberwolves will trade Butler to Miami.

Which is why this 2013 Butler interview about fashion has reemerged.

Butler in Splash:

The one thing I’d never wear is … a Miami Heat jersey.

Butler wasn’t referring to the current Miami Heat. He was referring to the LeBron JamesDwyane Wade-Chris Bosh Miami Heat that had just eliminated Butler’s Bulls in the playoffs. A potential rivalry was brewing between and Chicago and Miami, the most-hated team at the time.

So, in context, this is worth nothing – except a chuckle.