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Jimmy Butler with messages for Minnesota, Chicago

Jimmy Butler is ready to win.
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Jimmy Butler landed in Minneapolis on Sunday and he quickly provided a message to Timberwolves fans.

"My new home. Minnesota. Minneapolis. I'm so excited to get started," Butler said. "I can't wait to meet and interact with everybody. Thank you for this opportunity. I'm ready to win, I'm ready to lead, and I'm ready to get this city on track."

Can't wait to get to work. #PowerOfThePackpic.twitter.com/nSY902FVnp

— Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) June 25, 2017

Butler posted an emotional goodbye to Chicago over the weekend, too.

NBA free agency begins on Saturday and there's already plenty of rumor mill stuff to talk about.

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