This Heat-Nuggets Trade Features Jimmy Butler

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In some respects, NBA offense has been reduced to a simple equation. Get an elite playmaker, and surround them with shooters. 

It’s a good strategy. That elite playmaker draws defensive attention that, when surrounded by shooters, defenses can’t afford to give him. It forces the opposing team to pick their poison. 

At the same time, it’s a game plan that can have limitations. Sometimes, even the best shooters get cold.

When they do, it pays to have a player that can manufacture buckets – without any help. 

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Jimmy Butler is exactly that type of player. When his team’s offense shuts down, he’s able to carry it. Imagine if he paired up with an elite playmaker. 

Here’s a deal that has them doing exactly that by sending him to the Denver Nuggets.