First Take Analyzes Jimmy Butler Trade Between Bulls And Timberwolves | First Take | June 23, 2017



First Take’s Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman take a deep dive on the specifics of the Jimmy Butler trade between the Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves.

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  • As a Bulls Fan I'm happy, because now the rebuilt begins and I don't care about a 8th Place Playoff time for the next 3 years. Now it's time to tank and to built a championship team after the beginning Warriors dynasty. Bulls tried to trade Butler but nobody wanted him. And before it's to late (look at Paul George, a similiar Star in the league) the traded him for really good draft pick (yes, really good. the guy has everything to be big in 5 years). Not the best trade but it makes sense. I don't want to be a 6-8th place team in the east for 5 years.. Rebuilt to get a chance after the warriors and cavs dominance. And Chicago cant get a star like lebron to built a championship team in the next 5 years. Now its time to finally rebuilt and dont stuck in the middle like all the last years.

  • mark jackson needs to stay his lane

  • Well id hate to be bulls fan πŸ˜…

  • here I though they got rid of rose to build around butler

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  • just wait til the Wolves sign Chris Paul in free agency. Paul, Butler, Wiggins, Towns

  • I'm still crying πŸ™

  • damn, wanted this kid in boston

  • Marco Rubio is a senator

  • "Marginal Utility" this guy most definitely studied Economics

  • the bulls are rebuilding, they had to trade butler, just because they didnt get a star dosent mean getting 3 very good future starters is not good value for jimmy

  • That player they got at 7 is the next Dirk watch and see

  • Mike korzemba thinks it's a good move for the bulls.

  • The Bulls got fleeced. Now the Wolves will be dangerous, with Towns and Wiggins, and now Butler. Thibs got his revenge and Forman and Pax walked right into it.

  • Am I the only one who likes this trade for the Bulls?

  • lol they think Jimmy Butler is a good player. The guy is overrated, he lacks of maturity and work ethics.. Rondo made a good point about him and Wade, both are fucking washed up thinking they have the right to ridicule their teammates. No one wants to play with Rondo but atleast he regretted what he did, now it's butler's turn to suffer. I think Chicago got 2 good players, LaVine and Kris Dunn are young and still growing.

  • That's the trick. I hate being a Bulls fan every day.

  • The awkward moment when Max Kellerman mistakes Senator Marco Rubio (Cuban) for basketball player Ricky, spaniard. #firsttake #fact

  • T-Wolves gave up a senator for Jimmy Butler? haha

  • T Wolves fans are happy campers after this trade

  • sorry bulls fan

  • This trade was probably the best one they could get

  • I am no longer a bulls fan now.throwing in the towel on the NBA

  • Sorry ass Bulls

  • Bulls can't win because they can't compete so it was a smart move because the bulls have to rebuild

  • TJB

    TWolves just need to sign some solid bench player.

  • Bulls barely an 8 seed with butler, wade and rondo. They werent going anywhere with Jimmy anyway.

  • Man basketball has been so disappointing for the last few years. Not even because I'm a die hard Bulls fan. But because its so fucking commercialized now that the culture of it has shifted too far and too much. I truly like football baseball and soccer more.

  • Marco Rubio

  • Omg, here they come again… Mark Jackson wasn't even decent couch. Kerr transformed THE SAME team to championship level so how you even say Jackson was ok???
    Ah ok i get it, he is BLACK, and nowdays you cant say anything bad about minorities.

  • Spurs need to get Tony Allen, him and Kawhi would be crazy in the back court

  • If you guys want an actual analysis, watch Mike Korzemba's video on this topic

  • Ever since Chicago traded Derrick Rose is when I started hating the bulls

  • Marco Rudio Don't play basketball, he's the FUCKING senator of Florida