By: Alex Kennedy | November 15, 2018
In the two months since Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, plenty of reports surfaced about the perennial All-Star – with quite a few painting him in a negative light. There was talk about how he clashed with younger teammates, how he has a very demanding leadership style and how he distanced himself from Wolves teammates at times.
However, the drama that’s dominated NBA headlines in recent weeks is finally a thing of the past. The 29-year-old is now officially a member of the Philadelphia 76ers and he couldn’t be any happier.
The fun started on Tuesday night, when the 76ers arranged a team dinner at an Orlando steakhouse called Ocean Prime. With Butler and Justin Patton (who was also traded from the Wolves) just joining the team and several offseason additions