That’s because on Wednesday it was reported by Marc Stein of the New York Times that Miami is Butler’s preferred destination.
Jimmy Butler and his agent Bernie Lee have informed Wolves ownership that Miami is Butler's preferred trade destination, league sources say
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) September 26, 2018
This comes just days after it was reported that the Heat was the most aggressive team in its pursuit of the All-Star small forward.
Adding Butler to an already playoff-contending team would immediately turn the Heat into one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference.