Victor Oladipo banked in a three-pointer with 0.3 seconds remaining in overtime to see the Indiana Pacers past the Chicago Bulls.
James Harden was hailed by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey following his triple-double game-winning display on Thursday.
The Celtics have a 22-15 record and sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference.
There reportedly is some concern about Butler's long-term fit within the organization as he has adjusted slowly to his new team.
The Timberwolves guard said "it's very touching" to see all of the fans' support, adding, "it shows you that love trumps hate any day."
The Los Angeles Lakers will be without LeBron James for at least another week as he continues to recover from a groin strain.
When asked how active Houston will be at the trade deadline, Daryl Morey said they hope to add a piece to upgrade the team.
The now-fired Person was one of 10 people arrested after an FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball.
Spurs fans gave Kawhi Leonard a rough reception when he returned to AT&T Center on Thursday, but the Raptors star was unfazed.
The Golden State Warriors have lost three home games in succession, with Stephen Curry saying each defeat has provided "terrible feelings".