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Thibodeau on Butler trade: 'We had to be patient'

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarke

In his first comments since the Jimmy Butler trade became official, Timberwolveshead coach Tom Thibodeau addressed the organization's decision to deal their superstar. Speaking to reporters, including ESPN's Malika Andrews, Thibodeau said that Minnesota pondered several offers for Butler. The Timberwolves felt the return from Philadelphia was the best of the bunch and that's when the decision was made. “We knew we had to be patient,” Thibodeau said. “We felt we had a few offers that were good. So once we got offers to the point where we felt good about what the offers were, we thought this...
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Jimmy Butler officially joins Philadelphia 76ers

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Minnesota has traded Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia, along with injured rookie Justin Patton, for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless, and a 2022 second-round pick. You want, Jimmy Jimmy? Butler and his agent had told Tom Thibodeau he wanted a trade at least three times over the summer, but there was no action, something reported in a must-read story at the Athletic by Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania.
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Betting Odds for 76ers' Jimmy Butler's Opening Night Team for 2019-20 Revealed

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Oddsmakers are already having their say regarding Jimmy Butler 's long-term future with the Philadelphia 76ers ...
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Jimmy Butler to debut with 76ers Wednesday after NBA approves trade

Jimmy Butler to debut with 76ers Wednesday after NBA approves trade

1 month ago   |   By CBC

All-star forward Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval from the NBA's office Monday on the terms of the trade that was agreed to over the weekend.
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Tom Thibodeau discusses Jimmy Butler trade: ‘We thought this was the best for us'

Tom Thibodeau discusses Jimmy Butler trade: ‘We thought this was the best for us'

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

Minnesota sent Butler to the 76ers this weekend in exchange for a package centered around Dario Saric and Robert Covington.
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Tom Thibodeau shares thoughts on Jimmy Butler trade

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarke

Tom Thibodeau never seemed to be fully on board with trading Jimmy Butler, but the Minnesota Timberwolves coach has to face reality now that Butler is officially a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. On Monday, Thibodeau opened up a bit about the process that led to Butler finally being dealt. When asked about the level of interest the Timberwolves received in Butler from other teams, Thibodeau said there were plenty of solid offers. “It was fine,” he said. “We knew we had to be patient. We felt we had a few offers that were good. Once we got the offers to the point where we felt good about...
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NBA trade rumors: Timberwolves had these Jimmy Butler offers on table

NBA trade rumors: Timberwolves had these Jimmy Butler offers on table

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

Despite Jimmy Butler's antics and the dysfunction surrounding the organization, the Timberwolves still had multiple offers for Butler on the table before ultimately finalizing a deal with the 76ers.
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Thibodeau On Jimmy Butler Trade: ‘We Had To Be Patient'

1 month ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

In his first comments since the Jimmy Butler trade became official, Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau addressed the organization's decision to deal their superstar.
Speaking to reporters, including ESPN's Malika Andrews , Thibodeau said that Minnesota pondered several offers for Butler. The Timberwolves felt the return from Philadelphia was the best of the bunch and that's when the decision was made.
“We knew we had to be patient,” Thibodeau said. “We felt we had a few offers that were good. So once we got offers to the point where we felt good about what the offers were, we thought...
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Report: Pelicans rebuffed Wolves on Jrue Holiday in Jimmy Butler trade talks

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

This isn't a surprising ask given the rumored negotiating tactics by the Timberwolves front office over the course of this entire saga.
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Jimmy Butler officially joins Philadelphia 76ers

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Whether or not the process is complete, Philadelphia is all-in to win now after this trade.
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Report: Jimmy Butler planned to hold out from Timberwolves unless traded, informing team during Friday's game

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

During? Wow
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76ers now have 3 of NBA's top-20 players, says GM Elton Brand

76ers now have 3 of NBA's top-20 players, says GM Elton Brand

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

The 76ers recent acquisition of Jimmy Butler gives the team one of the best trios in the NBA.
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Butler trade latest in series of notable November deals

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarke

Conventional NBA wisdom suggests that the in-season trade market generally doesn't heat up until at least mid-December. Entering the regular season, most teams want a little time to assess their rosters and aren't eager to blow things up right away. Plus, offseason signees aren't eligible to be traded until at least Dec. 15, so clubs have more flexibility to build a variety of packages once that date passes. However, in recent years, teams have completed a handful of noteworthy trades in November. The blockbuster deal sending Jimmy Butler from Minnesota to Philadelphia is just the latest...
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Jimmy Butler arrives in Philadelphia, says this 76ers team 'will find a way' to win an NBA championship

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

The four-time NBA All-Star seems to be in markedly different spirits now that he's out of Minnesota
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Jimmy Butler on 76ers After Trade: 'We Want to Win. We Want a Championship'

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Jimmy Butler has high expectations for the Philadelphia 76ers following his trade Monday from the Minnesota Timberwolves. "We want to win. We want a championship," the guard said of his new team, per John Clark of NBC Sports Philadelphia...
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