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Ruben Holloway
November 15, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers small forward Jimmy Butler reportedly thinks Sixers second-year guard Markelle Fultz is "done", according to Chris Broussard of Fox Sports. Miami had one of the most promising offers before Houston offered four first-round picks for Butler's services. I love to show I can help a team win, that I'm one of the really good players in the league.

In the meantime, the Sixers will remain focused on the positives and will try to make Butler's transition to Philadelphia as quick and seamless as possible.

Unlike any of these trades listed above, Philadelphia's trade package provides Minnesota with two young players who are entering the primes of their career.

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Brand said that he talked to several of Butler's former teammates, coaches, executives and team staffers before agreeing in principle to the trade last Saturday. Butler's prior locker room issues are well-documented. "It was an easy call for me". With that in mind, general manager Elton Brand went out and acquired one of the top scorers in the National Basketball Association in Butler. "We'll find a way to make things work".

That saw Butler assume the role of primary ball handler in the final-quarter as Simmons was forced to take a surprise backseat with only nine points off a handful of attempts.

Brand intimated that the rest of the season would be a period of evaluation for both Butler and the Sixers as the summer approaches.

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"But I see tremendous promise, and a tremendous fit from Jimmy into our system". However, with the All-Star now headed to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Heat will need to look elsewhere if they are still determined to improve their roster. On the court, he's demanding and he wanted to win and he pushed me to be better, ' is what I was hearing.

"Next time I guarantee I'm going to know a lot more than I did this game".

Thibodeau was asked if he was looking more for players who could help now rather than draft picks who could help Minnesota down the road.

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