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Jimmy Butler trade rumors: how close were the Bulls to a big deal on draft night?

Let's take a look at all the rumors that were flying around regarding the Bulls and their draft picks. Last night was crazy for Chicago Bulls and NBA fans. In a day where some deals occurred earlier in the afternoon, things heated up as the draft started. Jimmy Butler was seemingly on the table. The Bulls were heavily linked with the Boston Celtics in a deal involving the #3 pick, and then with the Timberwolves, who held the #5 pick. Let's take some time to recap what the talk was and the rumors that were swirling around. One big thing to note is that these are rumors and reports, come of...
CSN Philly Jun 24, 2016

No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons ends Sixers' 'painful process,' gives 'reason for hope'

The Ben Simmons era in Philadelphia has begun. The months of anticipation leading up to the NBA draft came to an end Thursday night. As expected,
CSN Philly Jun 24, 2016

Best of MLB: Stanton powers Marlins to win over slumping Cubs

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton homered in the fourth inning and singled home the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth, helping the Miami Marlins

Gar Forman: 'There was no discussion' about trading Jimmy Butler

Gar Forman denied any possible trade rumors regarding the Bulls guard Jimmy Butler on draft night.

Recap: Six Big Ten products picked in NBA Draft

Headlined by the selection of the Big Ten Player of the Year with the No. 14 pick, six Big Ten players were chosen in Thursday nights NBA Draft.

SNC Draft Central: Recapping the top five picks

The NBC Draft Central crew recaps the first five picks of the 2016 NBA Draft.

SNC Draft Central: Thoughts on the Derrick Rose trade

The SportsNet Central panel discusses the Derrick Rose trade and how they think he will fare in New York.
Liberty Ballers Jun 23, 2016

NBA Draft 2016: Sixers May Have Found A Gem In Furkan Korkmaz

Another Furkan? Another Furkan! Watching the first round unfold tonight was an, erm, experience. But without going off on an unnecessary tangent about Thon Maker's lottery credentials, I'll just say that things really played to the Sixers' favor tonight. Between Boston's roster crunch preventing them from drafting NBA talent for this upcoming season, to an unexpected run on lower-level prospects like Georgios Papgiannis and Juan Hernangomez, tons of intriguing talent was available to Philly at both No. 24 and No. 26, and they capitalized. Matt dove into the Luwawu pick, so be sure to check...
Brew Hoop Jun 23, 2016

2016 NBA Draft: Bucks select Malcolm Brogdon with the 36th pick

After surprising some in the first round with their selection, the Bucks went a little more conventional with the 36th pick in the second round, selecting Malcolm Brogdon out of Virginia. The 23 year-old guard stands 6'6" with a 6'10.5" wingspan, making it zero percent shocking that the Bucks had interest in him. They previously had met with him at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. Brogdon may not possess the massive upside that a younger prospect would, but his impact was felt all over the court in his four years at Virginia. Draft Express has more on what Brogdon brings. "The...
CelticsBlog Jun 23, 2016

Celtics unable to make a trade involving the #3 pick

No Sixers trade, no Jimmy Butler, no trade... yet. The Celtics were mentioned in several trade rumors leading up to the last minutes before the draft.  Some including the Sixers, some involving Jimmy Butler, but nothing materialized. It sounded like the Sixers were desperate to get Kris Dunn. ESPN sources say Philadelphia is offering Nerlens Noel, No. 24 and No. 26 in tonight's draft and Robert Covington for Boston's No. 3 pick — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 23, 2016 In other rumors, it sounded like the Celtics were progressing on a Jimmy Butler deal. Sources: Boston is...
Denver Stiffs Jun 23, 2016

Rumor: Chicago and Boston are discussing a trade around Jimmy Butler

The Celtics and Bulls are engaged in talks for Jimmy Butler. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Chigaco Bulls and Boston Celtics have been having ongoing discussions all day regarding Jimmy Butler. Chicago, Boston still talking about a Jimmy Butler trade, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2016 The Bulls are in a bit of a roster overhaul which began with the trade that send Derrick Rose to the Knicks. Trading Jimmy Butler would be a complete reset in the direction for the Bulls. The 76ers are also rumored to be...
Denver Stiffs Jun 23, 2016

Teams circling pick 8 in 2016 NBA Draft

According to Adrian Wojnarowski Sacramento is taking calls about pick 8 The Sacramento Kings is taking calls with pick number 8 being the center-piece of all communications according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Sacramento has offers with multiple future first-round picks at No. 8, league sources tell @TheVertical. Several teams trying to get there. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2016 The pick directly behind the Nuggets has a big impact on the players the Nuggets can draft with pick 15 and 19 provided they hold on tho them. Sacramento is known to be fairly volatile and...

Report: Carmelo Anthony, Jimmy Butler, DeAndre Jordan to play for Team USA in Rio Olympics

Carmelo Anthony said and said and said he plans to play for Team USA in the 2016 Olympics. But there was the one time in between he said he was undecided. Apparently, the Knicks star has made up his mind for certain and Jimmy Butler and DeAndre Jordan will join him in Rio. Adrian []

Interview period gives teams ‘tremendous advantage’ over free agents: Walsh

Now theres no time pressure on the teams to make those decisions.

Report: Nets trying to trade Thaddeus Young for highest first-round pick possible

Thaddeus Young said he was told hed stay with the Nets. He might want to check his source. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: https://twitter.com/WojVerticalNBA/status/745962559635861504 The 28-year-old Young has three years and $38,764,045 remaining on his contract, the final year a player option. Hes more ready to help now than a rookie drafted in that range. []

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