Trending stories: Kristaps Porzingis, LaMarcus Aldridge and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy!

Sources: Aldridge on the trading block; George Hill eyeing a return? – via June 22 12:45 PM League sources have informed the Express-News the Spurs are exploring the trade market for LaMarcus Aldridge, while former Spur George Hill could return to the team that drafted him. Shares Can Phil Jackson, Knicks win a Porzingis trade? – via June 22 03:24 PM Can the Knicks get enough for Kristaps Porzingis? Kevin Pelton evaluates potential deals with the Celtics, Suns and more teams that could work for both sides. Shares The Vertical’s draft-night

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Warriors spent maximum possible cash consideration for Jordan Bell

Jordan Bell, originally drafted by the Chicago Bulls, was immediately traded to the Golden State Warriors for a lot of cash.

Warriors paid $3.5 million for the rights to No. 38 pick Jordan Bell

— Marcus Thompson (@ThompsonScribe) June 23, 2017

According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, this is the most an NBA team can pay for in trades during the upcoming season. It’s at least three times more than what the former Pac-12 big man is expected to make next season.

Bell is considered immediately ready for professional basketball and will have a cheap rookie contract moving forward, which is something Golden State desperately needs for the cap space in order to sign Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant.

The former Oregon star can attack the rim and is a versatile defender and rebounder. He is also a quick enough athlete enough to keep up with the Warriors

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Personal trainer of Jimmy Butler slams Bulls front office on Twitter

In a rebuilding effort, the Chicago Bulls traded their star player Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2017 NBA Draft.

One source connected with Butler said the former Bulls star was “great” and glad to be with his former coach. When ESPN reached out, Butler did not have a comment. He found out around 2:00 AM in Paris, where he visiting for their fashion week.

Meanwhile, Butler’s trainer Travelle Gaines was less positive about the trade to Minnesota via his Twitter. The tweet was posted around 4:00 AM as he is also in Paris.

Gaines has also worked with other athletes including former NBA star Brandon Roy as well as the NFL’s LeSean McCoy. Butler

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