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Butler Acquisition Seen As Transformative Move For T'Wolves; Bulls Appear To Begin Rebuild

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 23 / 17

T'Wolves President of Basketball Operations and coach Tom Thibodeau "made what may be the biggest splash" in franchise history Thursday night by acquiring Bulls F Jimmy Butler and the No. 16 pick in the NBA Draft, according to Jace Frederick of the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS. The T'Wolves then sele...

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