Philadelphia 76ers should take advantage of Timberwolves dysfunction
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By Lucas Johnson

The Philadelphia 76ers might have one more shot at gaining a star this offseason with the waves of dysfunction emanating from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

All hope might not be lost for the Philadelphia 76ers and their quest for a star caliber player this offseason. Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic, reported that the Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Jimmy Butler plans to talk about his long-term future with head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau, as well as with general manger Scott Layden, this upcoming Monday.

This meeting may not go well for the Timberwolves, seeing as Butler hasn’t had a strong relationship with Minnesota’s young start Karl-Anthony Towns. Because Butler has a player option on his contract for the summer of 2019, the T-Wolves may have added incentive to trade him if this meeting doesn’t go well and believe he won’t re-sign with the club next summer.

That’s where the Sixers come into play. In the past, Harrison Grimm of The Sixer Sense wrote about how Philadelphia could go about gaining the services of Butler after he turned down the  contract extension earlier this...



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