The Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls completed the first big trade of Thursday’s NBA Draft, according to reports.
The Wolves are landing Jimmy Butler and Chicago’s 16th draft pick in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the seventh overall pick.
The deal looks like an immediate win for the Wolves, who land a legitimate star in Butler to pair with Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns.
Butler began blossoming on the Bulls under Tom Thibodeau, who is now coach and president of basketball operations of the Wolves.
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