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Lowe: Every realistic trade scenario for Jimmy Butler

2:17 PM ET The initial trade market for Jimmy Butler is confused and cool, league sources say, as teams contemplate their appetite for risk and wonder whether the Timberwolves can coalesce around trade talks — or whether Tom Thibodeau’s reported desire to keep Butler at all costs wins the day. The three teams on Butler’s…

The best-case scenario for Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors

8:35 AM ET Andre SnellingsESPN Just how good will the Toronto Raptors be with Kawhi Leonard? That question is loaded with uncertainty given Leonard’s still unknown health status and motivation level in Toronto. He reportedly has a desire to play in Los Angeles, and the Boston Celtics will be a powerful force in the Eastern…