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The Chicago Bulls are said to be shopping All-Star guard Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves are in talks to make a move with them to reunite the 26-year-old with head coach Tom Thibodeau.
The T-Wolves are reportedly dangling their No.5 pick in this years NBA Draft and other pieces in exchange for Butler. The Bulls will want a lot more than just the fifth pick. Via ESPN:
The Minnesota Timberwolves are prepared to part with the No. 5 overall pick in this month’s draft, as the centerpiece of a trade package, if they can use it to construct a deal for Chicago Bulls star swingman Jimmy Butler, according to league sources.
Sources told ESPN.com that the Wolves, in these early days of the Tom Thibodeau era, have made it known to the Bulls that they are strongly interested in dealing for Butler should Chicago elect to make him available.