The Saga between Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves is finally over.
76ers receive: Jimmy Butler Justin Patton
Timberwolves receive: Dario Saric Robert Covington Future 2nd-round pick.
The Timberwolves are currently on an 0-5 losing streak.
The 76ers would be able to offer Butler a five-year max contract worth $190 million, while other teams could offer four years and a projected $141 million.
The teams are planning a trade call with the league office on Monday to finalize the deal, with players physicals later in the day, league sources said. Butler will likely make his Sixers debut Wednesday in Orlando.
Sources are telling ESPN’s Brian WindHorst and Adrian Wojnarowski that Head Coach Tom Thibodeau decided late-Friday
night that the team could no longer function with Butler on it.