Report: Celtics Hope To Trade No. 3 Pick for Jimmy Butler

by June 19, 2017
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The Boston Celtics are reportedly once again attempting to acquire All-Star guard Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls.

After engineering a trade for the No. 3 pick with the 76ers, Boston has another future first-round pick (via Lakers, Sacramento or Philly) to include in a potential Butler deal.

From Steven A. Smith on First Take (starting at 1:37):–KJTTU?t=1m37s

“The Boston Celtics are planning on acquiring Jimmy Butler. They don’t know if they will be able to. But their hope is to use the No. 3 pick [to] get themselves Jimmy Butler.” […]


“The worst case scenario is they find themselves in a position to draft somebody like a Josh Jackson out of Kansas.”

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