"As I've said to the team a moment ago, I've had many meetings with Jimmy. In the film session, I didn't think it went over the line. If it did, I would've addressed it," Brown said, according to Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times.
Brown said Butler's criticism was a "non-story" and that the response was "unfair" to the player, according to Michael Lee of The Athletic.
"He wanted to be in more pick-and-rolls," Brown said, according to Moore. "That was true. My job is to make this work."
The 29-year-old is averaging 18.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.9 steals in 21 games with the Sixers.