The Philadelphia 76ers stunned the NBA world with a blockbuster move, landing Jimmy Butler in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday.
Fans on Twitter had some great reactions to the initial trade. Then the jokes started to fly, with Sixers second-year guard Markelle Fultz being heavily mentioned in relationship to Butler.
Jimmy Butler to Fultz after two airballs in practice pic.twitter.com/QRXY9erzpj
— Moroccan Maestro FC (@MrVincredible) November 10, 2018
Fultz and Simmons the rest of the year pic.twitter.com/iPjuMq8dBe
— daniel (@DanDeMeo53) November 10, 2018
Markelle Fultz realizing he got to deal with Jimmy Butler everytime he airball a three… pic.twitter.com/p2auz8lB5J
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) November 10, 2018
Jimmy Butler looking at Markelle Fultz when he gets to Philly: pic.twitter.com/zQQbcEn9I7
— 929ESPN (@929espn) November 10, 2018
First day of Sixers shootaround, morale is high, sun is shining, Jimmy walks in to Markelle Fultz working on his free throws pic.twitter.com/ur4tQJmK1e
— b (@swaggy_b_) November 10, 2018
When Jimmy Butler walks into his first Sixers practice and sees Embiid watching anime, Simmons DMing Instagram models and Fultz crying in a corner pic.twitter.com/aZFv49fXVz
— Tribune of the Plebs (@Handsome_Jake_) November 10, 2018