Sources say Jimmy Butler is going to be headed to the Minnesota Timberwolves. This 26 year old shooting guard has played for the Chicago Bulls since being selected in the first round, 3oth overall in the 2011 NBA draft. ESPN's Marc Stein gives the confirmation of the idea being tossed around.
Rising optimism on the both sides, sources say, that the Bulls and Wolves can strike a deal where Jimmy Butler lands in Minnesota
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 24, 2016
It seems Butler will be involve the ‘wolves young first round 2016 draft pick Kris Dunn.
Minnesota and Chicago still in serious talks on a Jimmy Butler deal centered on fifth pick Kris Dunn, league sources tell @TheVertical
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 24, 2016
Butler had a career high 1399 points this regular season, so his talents have not gone unnoticed. Hopefully banking on Dunn's successful college career to make a more fluid transition to the NBA will work out for the Bulls.
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