Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe.
Butler has been attempting to secure a move away from the Timberwolves since the start of the season, having handed in a trade request in September.
The 29-year-old has since played in 10 games, averaging just over 21 points, but has appeared unsettled in the Wolves’ 4-9 start to the 2018-2019 campaign.
ESPN have reported that the Timberwolves will receive Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a second-round pick in exchange for Butler.
The 76ers will also receive Justin Patton as part of the deal which gives Philadelphia a formidable looking Big Three of Butler, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.
Philadelphia are currently third in the Eastern Conference standings with eight wins and five defeats.
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