11:17 PM EST, Mon November 12, 2018
ClutchPoints 3 hours ago
Tom Thibodeau thinks Robert Covington and Dario Saric will ‘fit in well’ with the Timberwolves

Tom Thibodeau thinks Robert Covington and Dario Saric will ‘fit in well’ with the Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach/president Tom Thibodeau made his first public comments Monday since the franchise traded All-Star small forward Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers, and he says forwards Robert Covington and Dario Saric are going to fit in well with the team. The Timberwolves host the Brooklyn Nets on Monday. Robert Covington, Dario Saric […] The post Tom Thibodeau thinks Robert Covington and Dario Saric will ‘fit in well’ with the Timberwolves appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Sixer Sense 13 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: The key stat in the Jimmy Butler trade

Philadelphia 76ers fans have voiced their concerns about dealing Robert Covington and Dario Saric for Jimmy Butler, but one stat validates the deal. The Philadelphia 76ers dealt Dario Saric, Robert Covington, Jerryd Bayless, and a 2022 second-round pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton on Saturday, and a solid chunk of […] Philadelphia 76ers: The key stat in the Jimmy Butler trade - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Sixers' Joel Embiid is excited to play with Jimmy Butler, but says he'll miss Dario Saric and Robert Covington

Joel Embiid on Dario Saric and Robert Covington: ""I miss them. I love them. I got to keep in touch with them."
Liberty Ballers Nov 11, 2018
Jimmy Butler Trade Thread

Jimmy Butler Trade Thread

The Sixers are in the midst of finalizing a deal to land a third star, Jimmy Butler. Along with Butler will come Justin Patton, a second-year center who was selected 16th overall in the 2017 NBA Draft. Heading to Minnesota are Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round pick. Unfortunately for the purposes of this site, I’m traveling this weekend and away from my laptop until late this afternoon. To substitute for the lack of a post, please use this thread to discuss the Jimmy Butler trade, the Sixers and the league in general.
ClutchPoints Nov 11, 2018
Joel Embiid already misses Dario Saric and Robert Covington

Joel Embiid already misses Dario Saric and Robert Covington

For players, getting traded is definitely one of the most difficult things they will experience in their career. The same holds true for the teammates they leave behind. This is certainly the case for Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid who recently admitted that he got emotional upon hearing the news about the blockbuster trade that […] The post Joel Embiid already misses Dario Saric and Robert Covington appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Nov 10, 2018
Sixers Bell Ringer: Game 14

Sixers Bell Ringer: Game 14

Dario and RoCo: the Bell Ringers of our hearts. For a refresher on what constitutes a Bell Ringer, please reference the initial post. Bell Ringer Season Standings: Joel Embiid - 6; Ben Simmons - 3; JJ Redick - 2; Robert Covington - 1; Dario Saric - 1. In the wake of Jimmy Butler blockbuster trade, the Sixers had just nine players available for their 112-106 overtime loss in Memphis. A Bell Ringer must still be chosen: T.J. McConnell: 16 points, 3 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 steal, 1 block As Marc Zumoff said of T.J., “Out of mothballs and into your heart.” With a short bench, McConnell...
Liberty Ballers Nov 10, 2018
Post-Jimmy Butler, Elton Brand needs to build a complementary supporting cast

Post-Jimmy Butler, Elton Brand needs to build a complementary supporting cast

Elton Brand bolstered Philadelphia’s offense by landing his white whale talent. What comes next? Elton Brand accelerated the Sixers’ title contender status Saturday, acquiring disgruntled superstar Jimmy Butler and center Justin Patton from Minnesota in exchange for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless, and a 2022 second-round pick. Sources: Philadelphia's Jerryd Bayless has also been traded to Minnesota as part of Jimmy Butler deal. Covington/Saric/Bayless/2022 2nd for Butler and Patton. https://t.co/qSvFzjG5BU— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 10, 2018 The...
The Sixer Sense Nov 10, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers: With Jimmy Butler, Markelle Fultz needs to move back to the bench

After the Jimmy Butler trade, it’s clear that the Philadelphia 76ers need to start bringing Markelle Fultz off the bench again. The Philadelphia 76ers have finally acquired their elusive third star. Early Saturday morning, ESPN’s Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to trade Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless […] Philadelphia 76ers: With Jimmy Butler, Markelle Fultz needs to move back to the bench - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
www.bostonherald.com Nov 10, 2018
Sixers trade for Jimmy Butler, send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to Timberwolves

Sixers trade for Jimmy Butler, send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to Timberwolves

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The 76ers just got their third star.The team will acquire All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round pick, according to league sources. The teams will likely execute the trade on Monday. Teams usually have 48 hours to take physicals after the trade call. Trades are normally finalized after the players pass their physical.As a result, don’t expect any of the involved players to participate in games until the trade is finalized. The Sixers face the...
The Sixer Sense Nov 10, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers: Jimmy Butler’s scoring is the final puzzle piece

The Philadelphia 76ers helped to complete their roster with the blockbuster trade for Jimmy Butler and his scoring will help the Sixers rise in the East. The Philadelphia 76ers made the first blockbuster trade of the 2018-19 NBA regular season when they dealt Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless, and a 2022 second-round pick to […] Philadelphia 76ers: Jimmy Butler’s scoring is the final puzzle piece - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Nov 10, 2018
Jimmy Butler Traded to the Sixers for Covington, Saric, Bayless

Jimmy Butler Traded to the Sixers for Covington, Saric, Bayless

Philadelphia expects Butler to sign long-term. Jimmy Butler is being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in a package that includes Robert Covington, Dario Saric, and former Portland Trail Blazers guard Jerryd Bayless, according to multiple reports across NBA media. Sources with @JonKrawczynski: Philadelphia is finalizing a deal with Minnesota to acquire Jimmy Butler.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 10, 2018 Deal includes both Robert Covington and Dario Saric, sources tell ESPN— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) November 10, 2018 Minnesota has agreed to a deal to send Jimmy...
Liberty Ballers Nov 10, 2018
Reaction & Grade for the Jimmy Butler trade

Reaction & Grade for the Jimmy Butler trade

Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic has reported that the Sixers have a trade in place to bring Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton to Philly and send Dario Saric, Robert Covington, Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round pick to Minnesota. Come Monday, the two teams can call the trade into the league office and finalize the deal. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers and Butler “to reach a deal on a long-term contract this summer.” Parting with Dario Saric and Robert Covington is unsettling, especially for many of the fans that have followed this team day in and day out through...

Sixers trade for Jimmy Butler, send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to Minnesota Timberwolves

The Sixers made a deal for the 29-year-old All-Star, giving up Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a second-round pick.
The Republican Nov 10, 2018

Jimmy Butler trade rumors 2018: Philadelphia 76ers acquiring star wing, dealing Robert Covington, Dario Saric (report)

Jimmy Butler trade rumors 2018: Philadelphia 76ers acquiring star wing, dealing Robert Covington, Dario Saric (report)
Liberty Ballers Nov 10, 2018
Report: Sixers finalizing deal to land Jimmy Butler

Report: Sixers finalizing deal to land Jimmy Butler

According to Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic, the Sixers are finalizing a deal to land Jimmy Butler: Sources with @JonKrawczynski: Philadelphia is finalizing a deal with Minnesota to acquire Jimmy Butler.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 10, 2018 Deal includes both Robert Covington and Dario Saric, sources tell ESPN— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) November 10, 2018 Update: Sixers have traded Dario Saric, Robert Covington and a 2022 second-round pick: Minnesota has traded Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton to Philadelphia for Robert, Covington, Dario Saric and a 2022...

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