call me beep me if you wanna reach me
Forget subtweeting, leaving snarky Instagram comments, or just plain yelling at your TV screen. NBA star Jimmy Butler wants to hear your criticism directly from you, and he's putting his mobile where his mouth is.
In an introductory press conference Thursday, the newly minted member of the Minnesota Timberwolves gave out his personal cell phone number so that his critics could address him directly. "My phone's in my back pocket right now," said Butler, a three-time All-Star who arrived in Minnesota after being traded from the Chicago Bulls last week. "If whoever has anything to say to me, feel free."
In case you were wondering: Yes, he's still rocking a Chicago area code.