Jimmy Butler Trade Rumors: T’Wolves Asked for Ben Simmons from 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons in action during Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics, Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly sought Ben Simmons in a potential Jimmy Butler trade with the Philadelphia 76ers

Appearing on The Bill Simmons Podcast on Thursday, The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor explained just how high the Timberwolves’ asking price is for their disgruntled shooting guard: “One of the things that I’ve heard from a handful of sources is that—with the Sixers for example—the initial offer that they made, the counter-offer was like, ‘We need Ben Simmons in a deal.'”

   

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