NBA Twitter explodes over Jimmy Butler to Sixers trade

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Jimmy Butler will be a member of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Well, not until Monday (when the league office re-opens and the trade call can be completed) but the deal is in set. Philadelphia gets Butler and center Justin Patton; Minnesota lands Dario Saric, Robert Covington, Jerryd Bayless (who may well get waived) and a 2022 second-round pick.

The NBA has been waiting for the other shoe to drop and this deal to get done for months now, and when it did out of the blue on Saturday the reaction was priceless.

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