Now that the Boston Celtics have actually obtained another future first-round choice from the Lakers or Kings, thanks to the trade with the Philadelphia 76 ers, there has actually been talk (once again) that president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has to move a few of those choices for a tested, elite NBA gamer. With that in mind, Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler has actually been discussed by some in the media as a possible target, however at this time and simply as it remained in February, an offer is really not likely.
Inning accordance with K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, he talked to 3 league executives over the weekend and “since Sunday, the talk is based more on speculation than truth.”
The Bulls remain in no rush to trade their finest gamer as he is signed through a minimum of the 2018-19NBA season. Butler is anticipated to decrease his 2019-20gamer choice, so he can sign up with the 2019 free-agent market.
While he might have an anxious relationship with management and would choose to be moved, the Bulls will not make a trade unless they get a huge haul for him. 2 weeks earlier, Butler met Bulls executives Gar Forman and John Paxson to discuss their method for the 2017-18season.
— Nick Silva