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Jimmy Butler Trade Grades: 76ers establish themselves as elite contender; Wolves add solid pieces to young core

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The Sixers added a third superstar to an already talented roster with this reported blockbuster deal
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With Sixers Trade, Jimmy Butler Must Finally Walk the Walk

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As Jimmy Butler inherits better teammates, a more direct path to the Finals, and most likely major long-term money, we'll begin to learn what he was really after.
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Jimmy Butler trade update: 76ers to acquire Wolves star in multiplayer deal including Saric and Covington, per report

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The 76ers, who finally form their own big three in Philly, 'fully expect' to sign Butler to a long-term deal this summer
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Jimmy Butler trade: Reaction to the Sixers-Timberwolves deal that shook the NBA

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What fans, experts, and jokesters are saying about the Sixers-Timberwolves Jimmy Butler trade.
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AP Source: Jimmy Butler going to 76ers from Minnesota

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Jimmy Butler has his wish: He's out of Minnesota.
And just like that, Philadelphia has a new Big Three - one that could make serious noise in the Eastern Conference.
A person with knowledge of the situation said Saturday that Butler is being traded to the 76ers in a package that will send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to the Timberwolves. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade had not yet been announced by either team and was still pending NBA approval, which is not expected until Monday.
Justin Patton will also be sent to Philadelphia, and...
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NBA Twitter has fun reacting to Jimmy Butler's reported trade to 76ers

NBA Twitter has fun reacting to Jimmy Butler's reported trade to 76ers

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Minnesota received a package that includes Dario Saric and Robert Covington.
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Sixers' trade for Jimmy Butler will only make things harder for Wizards, rest of Eastern Conference

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The Sixers acquiring Jimmy Butler makes it fair to wonder if the Wizards and others chasing the top teams in the East just drifted even further back.
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Timberwolves trade Jimmy Butler to the 76ers

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The Philadelphia 76ers will acquire disgruntled All-Star guard Jimmy Butler in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves that reportedly will send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to the Timberwolves, who will also receive a second-round pick in the 2022 draft. Several media outlets have reportedly...
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Report: Minnesota agrees to trade Jimmy Butler Philadelphia for Robert Covington, Dario Saric

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Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless, and a 2022 second round pick go to the Timberwolves.
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Trade Grades: Is Jimmy Butler the Best Third Star to Join Ben Simmons And Joel Embiid?

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There will rightfully be questions about his fit alongside Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, but Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia is a win for the Sixers.
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Sixers trade for Jimmy Butler, send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to Minnesota Timberwolves

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The Sixers made a deal for the 29-year-old All-Star, giving up Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a second-round pick.
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CBS Sports: Wolves Trade Jimmy Butler To 76ers

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MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Timberwolves have traded Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers, according to CBS Sports .
The 29 year old, who is a four-time NBA All-Star, played six seasons for the Chicago Bulls before being traded to the Wolves last June for Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn.
Last season, Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists - leading the team to the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2004.
Butler began asking the team to trade him as far back as late September, but Coach Tom Thibodeau - Butler's former Bulls coach - was initially against it.
It all came to...
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Timberwolves agree to trade Jimmy Butler to 76ers

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The Timberwolves have agreed to trade Jimmy Butler to the 76ers, sources told ESPN.
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AP Source: Jimmy Butler going to 76ers from Minnesota

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Jimmy Butler is headed to Philadelphia, ending the weeks-long saga of him wanting out of Minnesota.
A person with knowledge of the situation says Butler is being traded to the 76ers in a package that will send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to the Timberwolves. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the trade had not yet been announced by either team and was still pending NBA approval.
The Athletic first reported the agreement.
The trade will give Philadelphia a star trio, with Butler joining Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.
Butler told the...
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76ers pull off blockbuster trade with Timberwolves for Jimmy Butler

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The Jimmy Butler saga in Minnesota is officially over, as the four-time All-Star is shipped in a blockbuster deal to the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. The trade,
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Report: Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia 76ers

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Jimmy Butler is finally on his way out of Minnesota after a tumultuous start to the season.
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Jimmy Butler trade: 76ers reportedly acquire Timberwolves star in package deal

Jimmy Butler trade: 76ers reportedly acquire Timberwolves star in package deal

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Minnesota has traded Butler and Justin Patton to the 76ers for Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 draft pick.
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Sources: Wolves agree to trade Butler to 76ers

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The Timberwolves have agreed to trade Jimmy Butler to the 76ers, league sources told ESPN. Butler and the Sixers expect to reach a deal on a long-term contract this summer, sources said.
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Jimmy Butler trade rumors: 76ers acquire disgruntled Wolves star in multiplayer deal including Saric, Covington

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Butler finally gets his wish to be traded
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