Where do Utah Jazz players rank in a loaded Northwest Division?

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JANUARY 07: Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz shoots the ball against Ricky Rubio #9 and Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game on January 7, 2017 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JANUARY 07: Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz shoots the ball against Ricky Rubio #9 and Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game on January 7, 2017 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) /
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Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwovles
SHENZHEN, CHINA – OCTOBER 05: Jimmy Butler #23 of the Minnesota Timberwolves in action during the game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Golden State Warriors as part of 2017 NBA Global Games China at Universidade Center on October 5, 2017 in Shenzhen, China. (Photo by Zhong Zhi/Getty Images) /

(2) Jimmy Butler (SG/SF, Minnesota Timberwolves)

Jimmy Butler makes his reunion with his defensive-minded former head coach Tom Thibodeau.

Thibodeau has struggled in Minnesota to re-create the same defensive intensity he instilled with his Bulls teams. As a result the Timberwolves were 24th in the league in total team defense last season.

Jimmy Butler is just what the doctor ordered to remedy the situation.

Butler has also shown that he can be counted on to be a number one scoring option for his team. He will be able to take a smaller defensive assignment at times while also having more room to operate on the other end of the floor.

Butler ended up in a great location to continue to prove he is a top-10 player in the NBA.  Just in time for his next payday after a couple seasons.