Andrew Wiggins may be the best choice Chicago Bulls in exchange for trading Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Yet, chances seemed to remain slim.
NBA Draft and 2014-15 Rookie of the Year, Andrew Wiggins, remained the top choice for Chicago Bulls because of his impressive 20.7 points per game as his average in the past season.
Darren Wolfson of the ESPN shared a tweet which revealed Bulls’ thoughts about Andrew Wigging and Jimmy Butler’s fate.
Good work from Marc. Word is Bulls won't do if AW not involved. If wanted to move JB, bet Bos. would give up No. 3. https://t.co/YBBxwCi8Es
— Darren Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) June 14, 2016
He said, “Good work from Marc. Word is Bulls won’t do if AW not involved. If wanted to move JB, bet Bos. would give up No. 3.”
He’s still young given that he is five years younger than Butler which made many differences. Plus, being the league’s best young duo with overall draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns was seen to be the high advantage Chicago Bulls would like to have for their team.
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In exchange for Wiggins, Chicago Bulls has to surrender Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Wolves to give a light for the team’s future. That is if they have Andrew Wiggins.
It’s clear that if the team won’t have the rookie, then they don’t see the reason, why they have to give their key player Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Wolves.
The trading was noted as a win-win situation for both teams. If Wolves would say yes to the condition, they could send Jimmy Butler to their team. At least, by having Jimmy Butler would help accelerate their rebuild.
Nevertheless, seeing the team competing in the season’s championship sounded impossible in the moment. But Butler could help the team’s future wins.
CBS reported that the NBA trading turned out unrealistic since Bulls was reportedly uninterested with sending Butler to Minnesota. They wanted to reunite him with their former coach, Tom Thibodeau.
The trading remained open if both conditions by the teams are met.
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