Report: Bulls want Andrew Wiggins, draft pick in Jimmy Butler trade

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Report: Bulls want Andrew Wiggins, draft pick in Jimmy Butler trade
Wednesday June 15th, 2016

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The Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly interested in trading their No. 5 draft pick for Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, but ESPN’s Darren Wolfson reports the Bulls will only trade Butler if the Wolves also give up guard Andrew Wiggins.

The Celtics, who hold the No. 3 pick in the draft, are also reportedly interested in acquiring Butler, so the Timberwolves would need to outmatch Boston’s trade offer, Wolfson reports.

Butler, 26, has averaged 13.6 points per game through his five-season NBA career and averaged at least 20 points per game over the last two seasons.

Wiggins, 21, was the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft and has averaged 18.8 points per game over his first two professional seasons. 

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Butler signed a five-year, $90 million max contract last summer and was named to his second All-Star team this season.

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