Ben Simmons ‘Can’t Wait’ for Jimmy Butler to Join 76ers, Says He’ll Fit In

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 12:  Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers handles the ball against Jimmy Butler #23 of the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 12, 2017 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons is looking forward to Jimmy Butler‘s arrival.

According to Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia, Simmons said he “can’t wait” for Butler to join the Sixers and added, “He’s going to fit in with us.”

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported Saturday that the 76ers agreed to acquire Butler and power forward Justin Patton from the Minnesota Timberwolves for forwards Robert Covington and Dario Saric, guard Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round draft pick.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – NBA

November 10, 2018 at 04:33PM


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