NBA Exec on Jimmy Butler: ‘It’s Either Boston or Cleveland But He’s Going’

Whether the Celtics can find the right package with the No. 3 pick or Cavs can pull off a multi-team deal, it’s looking more likely that Jimmy Butler will be in a new uniform next season.

According to CSN Chicago, the Bulls are “actively shopping” Butler in order to start their rebuild, with one NBA executive proclaiming, “It’s either Boston or Cleveland but he’s going.”

Multiple sources tell the Bulls are doing more than listening: they’re shopping Butler to many teams.


It appears the Bulls have made the decision to try to jumpstart their rebuilding process and see what the best offer is for Butler as opposed to just gauging his value. […]


As one league executive texted last night, “It’s either Boston or Cleveland but he’s going.”

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