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'Take it away, Ethan!' Butler rolls with teen as part of 'My Wish' series

Jimmy Butler isn’t a genie, but that doesn’t mean he can’t grant wishes.

The Timberwolves star will be part of ESPN’s “My Wish” series this summer, and a story about his time with Ethan Whitney of Hortonville, Wis., will air on the 5 p.m. “SportsCenter.”

Whitney, 16, is being treated for B-cell Lymphoma and spent time with the All-Star shooting hoops, playing paintball and dominoes and building robots.

The pair also rocked out to “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” as seen in an Instagram post by Butler.

“Take it away Ethan!” Butler says after he’s finished rocking out.

Butler is Whitney’s favorite player, stemming from the Marquette product’s days with the Chicago Bulls, who were Whitney’s favorite team before the Timberwolves stole his heart with Butler on board.

“I never thought in all my life that I’d be shooting baskets in L.A. with Jimmy Butler,” Whitney says in a preview of the segment.

ESPN My Wish 2018 - Jimmy Butler from ESPNMediaZone on Vimeo.

This is at least the second wish that Butler has been involved with this year. Less than 24 hours after he tore his meniscus in February, he – crutches and all – met with 14-year-old Matthew Long from Seattle who has a rare condition where his body cannot produce enough red blood cells.

Denver, meet your new starting quarterback, 'Chase Keenum'

It’s hard to be Case Keenum.

Not unlike the late actor Rodney Dangerfield, he just gets no respect.

First, the Vikings opted not to re-sign him after he led them to an NFC North crown, the Minneapolis Miracle and an NFC title game appearance.

Then, when the Broncos – his new employer, which just signed him to a two-year, $36 million contract – were introducing him, John Elway called him Case Keesum.

And that brings us to Friday, where Keenum was playing in the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe.

It all was going well (seemingly), until the former Vikings QB was interviewed by NBC Sports’ Heather Cox.

During that time, she referred to him as “Chase Keenum.” And not just once. Twice.

Keenum did not correct Cox, but at least the on-screen graphic that followed got it right.

Take a look here.