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Fantasy Update

Feb 22, 2017
Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball
Crowder — and not the Nets’ picks — is the sticking point in the deal, according to one report. The Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls are hung up on a potential trade for All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler, according to NBA.com’s David Aldridge. The snag in the deal stems not from the draft picks, but from Boston’s unwillingness to move starting forward Jae Crowder, Aldridge reports.
Feb 21, 2017
Hoops Hype
These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! The Kings just made one of the worst trades in NBA history – via sbnation.com February 20 09:44 AM The Kings tried to make the DeMarcus Cousins era work. Now, they have nothing to show for it. Shares Big questions, lots of answers before NBA trade deadline – via espn.com February 20 09:07 PM With one Boogie-sized swap in the books, Zach Lowe has the latest trade talk surrounding Jimmy Butler, Paul George, Blake Griffin, Lou Williams and...
Feb 20, 2017
numberFire
Chicago Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler feels that he'll remain in Chicago past the trade deadline, unless "something crazy happens." What It Means: The Bulls have been fielding calls for Butler, but they don't appear to be too eager to deal their All-Star ahead of Thursday's trade deadline. If "something crazy" were to happen, it would likely involve the Boston Celtics and their coveted possession of the Brooklyn Nets' 2017 draft pick. Butler is averaging career-highs in points (24.5), rebounds (6.3) and assists (5.0) per game this season, and he currently ranks sixth in the...
Chicago Tribune 1 hour ago

Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Thunder, pending league approval

The Bulls didn't trade Jimmy Butler. The Bulls did agree to trade one of the most identifiable players in franchise history in Taj Gibson along with Doug McDermott to the Thunder. In exchange, the Bulls will receive point guard Cameron Payne, center Joffrey Lauvergne and swingman Anthony Morrow,...
Pippen Aint Easy 1 hour ago

Taj Gibson traded to Oklahoma City Thunder with McDermott, pick

The Chicago Bulls have traded Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott to the Oklahoma City Thunder before Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline. In a shocking turn of events, it wasn’t Jimmy Butler that was on the move on Thursday, but Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott. The Bulls have discussed a package that includes Gibson, McDermott and a […] Taj Gibson traded to Oklahoma City Thunder with McDermott, pick - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
CSN Chicago 3 hours ago

NBA Trade rumors roundup: Rose on the move? Celtics ready to strike?

As the NBA trade deadline unfolds, we're keeping an eye on all the rumors around the league, including the status of Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson,
CSN Chicago 3 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumors: Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott linked to the Thunder

If the Bulls decide not to trade Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson might be the organization's most valuable piece on the market this deadline.After the Toronto
Newark Star-Ledger 10 hours ago
NBA trade rumors: Will Celtics cash in assets for Jimmy Butler or Paul George?

NBA trade rumors: Will Celtics cash in assets for Jimmy Butler or Paul George?

The biggest story around the 2017 NBA trade deadline: Will the Boston Celtics cash in assets, including the Nets 2017 first-round pick, for a superstar wing to win right now? Will Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler or Indiana's Paul George land in Boston before Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline?
Newark Star-Ledger 10 hours ago
NBA Trade Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony, Jahlil Okafor and more

NBA Trade Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony, Jahlil Okafor and more

The NBA trade deadline is now just hours away, which means teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Sixers, New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls will finally be getting answers on superstars like Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, Jimmy Butler and Jahlil Okafor.
Liberty Ballers 14 hours ago
NBA Trade Rumors: The Sixers inquired about a Jimmy Butler trade, according to a report

NBA Trade Rumors: The Sixers inquired about a Jimmy Butler trade, according to a report

Butler is unlikely to be moved, but the Sixers are asking around anyway. The Bulls don’t especially feel the need to make a Jimmy Butler trade, but it never hurts to ask. And that’s exactly what it appears the Sixers did, according to a report released just hours before the NBA trade deadline ends the churning of the rumor mill. K.C. Johnson, a well-respected reporter for the Chicago Tribune, dropped this tidbit in a column about Chicago’s intention to rebuff nearly any offer for Butler: If the Celtics plan to make a major push for either Butler or Pacers star Paul George, they will...
Newark Star-Ledger 15 hours ago
NBA Trade Rumors: Jimmy Butler to Sixers instead of Boston Celtics?

NBA Trade Rumors: Jimmy Butler to Sixers instead of Boston Celtics?

One road block to the Sixers changing the Bulls mind is the Boston Celtics, who can offer up the Brooklyn Nets' first-round pick in 2017, which could be the No. 1 overall pick.
CSN New England 15 hours ago

Maxwell on Celtics' assets: You know what Paul George and Jimmy Butler give you in NBA

Cedric Maxwell thinks it would be okay for the Boston Celtics to trade a Nets pick for either Paul George or Jimmy Butler because they're probably better now than whoever gets drafted.
CSN Chicago 16 hours ago

Fred Hoiberg's message to Bulls at trade deadline: Control what you can control

Jimmy Butler was the lone member of the Bulls not at practice Wednesday night at the Advocate Center. But the three-time All-Star wasn't on his way to Boston as part of a blockbuster trade. Instead, he was simply receiving an extra day of rest after a busy weekend in New Orleans.
Newark Star-Ledger 17 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumors: Paul George, Carmelo Anthony, Jimmy Butler, Jahlil Okafor and more

The NBA trade deadline is now just hours away, which means teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Sixers, New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls will finally be getting answers on superstars like Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, Jimmy Butler and Jahlil Okafor.Here is everything you need to know prior to the 3 p.m. EST trade deadline on Thursday.
Chicago Tribune 18 hours ago

All's quiet on Bulls trade front with deadline at 2 p.m. Thursday

Jimmy Butler didn't attend Wednesday's evening practice at the Advocate Center, the Bulls' first since the All-Star break. And, no, Butler wasn't traveling to Boston. "With us playing the last game in the league before the break, we gave Jimmy one more day," coach Fred Hoiberg said, citing last...
Chicago Sun-Times 19 hours ago
Trade talk gets louder for Bulls, just not for Jimmy Butler

Trade talk gets louder for Bulls, just not for Jimmy Butler

With a playoff spot in their sights, the Bulls remained unwilling to part with Butler. Nikola Mirotic? That's a piece that could still be moved.

Should Celtics chase Jimmy Butler or Paul George?

Should Celtics chase Jimmy Butler or Paul George?
Inquisitr Feb 22, 2017
NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Trying To Trade For Bulls Superstar Jimmy Butler? [Opinion]

NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Trying To Trade For Bulls Superstar Jimmy Butler? [Opinion]

Plenty of Los Angeles basketball fans would love to see Bulls superstar Jimmy Butler in a Lakers jersey. The ongoing NBA trade rumors have recently been focused on his potential to move to the Boston Celtics and join Isaiah Thomas on a potential Eastern Conference contender. However, it also appears that the Celtics’ longtime rivals, the Los Angeles Lakers, were trying to swing a deal. With that said, could the teams make a Butler trade work out before the deadline? Several teams in the league may have enough assets to get involved in talking to the Bulls about dealing Jimmy Butler....

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