There’s some speculation out there that teams are sniffing around about a potential Jimmy Butler trade this summer.
Butler, 26, could be headed for offseason knee surgery.
Bulls obviously in position where they have to look at, listen to everything.But point is: Would need to be significant offer to move Butler
— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) March 31, 2016
Just prior to last month’s trade deadline, the Boston Celtics reportedly made Chicago—currently out of the Playoff picture—an offer for Butler, but those talks never went anywhere.
Per the Chicago Tribune:
Speaking of Butler, the Boston Herald reported the Celtics engaged the Bulls in talks centered on the two-time All-Star near the Feb. 18 trade deadline. A source said the Celtics offered future picks and current reserves and discussion ended quickly.