Jimmy Butler attacks Ricky Rubio on Twitter after heated Wolves-Jazz game

It happened after Jeff Teague hip-checked Rubio Friday night.
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Karl-Anthony Towns and Jeff Teague were ejected from Friday's 116-108 Wolves loss in Utah and Minnesota's relationship with Ricky Rubio might've gone in the tank – although Rubio didn't do anything wrong. 

In the fourth quarter, Teague chased down Ricky Rubio and hip-checked him into the Wolves' bench and a fight almost broke out. Jae Crowder, who nearly got into a fight with Teague earlier this season, immediately confronted him before officials broke it up.

When asked if he thought Teague's hip-check was a cheap shot, Rubio said: "You didn't see it?"

Jimmy Butler, out indefinitely with a knee injury, tweeted for the first time since 2016 and said that he liked Teague's aggressiveness and Rubio had no business getting upset. 

Crowder also got into a heated argument with Wolves head coach Tom Thibodeau, and that started a Twitter fight with Butler in which Crowder essentially invites Butler over for a fight. 

Butler also told a Twitter follow that Rubio might be more Minnesotan than him, Teague and Thibodeau, but he's still not a better player or coach.

As for Towns, he was tossed after picking up two technical fouls late in the second quarter. The first technical was assessed for elbowing Jae Crowder, and the second came when he shouted "oh yeah" followed by "and one" after scoring a bucket on Jazz big man Rudy Gobert.

Watch the highlight yourself an try to figure out why it warranted a tech. 

It'll be interesting to see if they're as heated when they meet again April 1 in Minnesota. 

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