76ers Trade Rumors: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons Were Consulted About Jimmy Butler
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and point guard Ben Simmons were reportedly “consulted” about Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Jimmy Butler before the Sixers pulled off a blockbuster trade for the four-time NBA All-Star selection Saturday.
Kyle Neubeck of PhillyVoice reported the 76ers’ front office spoke with both franchise cornerstones “prior to the agreement taking place.”
Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic provided full details of the deal:
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Sources: Philadelphia’s Jerryd Bayless has also been traded to Minnesota as part of Jimmy Butler deal. Covington/Saric/Bayless/2022 2nd for Butler and Patton. https://t.co/qSvFzjG5BU
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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November 10, 2018 at 11:35AM