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Jimmy Butler trade: Timberwolves send G to Philadelpia 76ers

Jimmy Butler trade: Timberwolves send G to Philadelpia 76ers

But LeBron James believes his move makes the Sixers a much stronger team, while revealing that Butler was unhappy in Minnesota.

ESPN later reported that the Wolves would be receiving a pair of players, Robert Covington and Dario Saric from Philadelphia in return.

Juston Patton will also join Butler in Philadelphia as part of the trade.

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly agreed to trade disgruntled star Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers in a deal that shakes up the Eastern Conference outlook.

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News of Butler's imminent arrival in Philadelphia prompted Las Vegas bookmakers to slice the Sixers odds of challenging for the National Basketball Association championship. After his well-documented trade saga started to stretch into the season and impact the Minnesota Timberwolves' ability to win basketball games, Tom Thibodeau and company decided to make a move.

After one season in Minnesota, Butler wanted out after the team made it clear it would not offer him a max contract extension. While Joel Embiid has been a beast, Ben Simmons has plateaued to start the season, Markelle Fultz is still figuring a lot of things out, and the Sixers have just looked pedestrian. Philly's big four - Embiid, Butler, Simmons, with J.J.

Jimmy Butler will play against the Timberwolves - as a Sixer - for the first time when the Sixers host the Wolves on January 15.

The jokes Markelle Fultz jokes are already litty.

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