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Jimmy Butler Has Reportedly Decided What Team He Wants To Play For

A closeup of Jimmy Butler taken from behind.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: Jimmy Butler #23 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on in the second half against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena on January 09, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jimmy Butler has reportedly decided on the team he wants to play for in 2019-20 and, well, it's not the Philadelphia 76ers.

The All-Star guard, who was traded from Chicago to Minnesota, and then Minnesota to Philadelphia, has reportedly decided on a team that doesn't have the cap space needed to sign him.

Butler reportedly wants to play in Miami.

"Not that this is a surprise - or means anything - but Jimmy Butler is expected to tell Miami officials tonight that he wishes to play for the Heat, per source," the Associated Press's Tim Reynolds tweeted.

This actually could be quite significant, though. Butler could help facilitate a sign-and-trade from Philadelphia to Miami, though it's unclear if the Heat have (or are willing) to give the Sixers what they'd want. Some have speculated about Goran Dragic being involved in a sign-and-trade, though it's unclear if that's actually true. It's possible a third team could get involved.

Miami does have a couple of intriguing young assets, but again, it remains to be seen if the Heat are willing to part with them for Butler.

The Houston Rockets have also been mentioned as a possible option for Butler, but they would also need a sign-and-trade, and it looks like he prefers Miami.