Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to 76ers

Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to 76ers

The Jimmy Butler-drama in Minnesota is officially over. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to trade Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a second-round pick to the Timberwolves in exchange for Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton. This transaction arrives on the heels of continued issues brewing between Butler, the Timberwolves’ organization and some of its players. With Jimmy becoming a free agent this summer, the 76ers and Butler are expected to reach a long-term agreement to extend his stay along side Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and his new squad. Take a glance at some of the additional information from Woj below and let us know your thoughts on the blockbuster deal. In related NBA news, you can take a look at some other storylines unfolding during this season. Minnesota has agreed to a deal to send Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia for a package that includes Robert Covington and Dario Saric, league sources tell @ZachLowe_NBA and me. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 10, 2018 Jimmy Butler and the Sixers fully expect to reach a deal on a long-term contract this summer, league sources tell ESPN. Sixers made deal with plans to add Butler to a Big Three with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 10, 2018

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