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NBA trade rumors: Los Angeles Lakers to trade D'Angelo Russell for Jimmy Butler?

The latest NBA trade rumors are related to Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler. It is learned that the Bulls are ready to trade him off, but no one knows which team he'll be traded to.

After Kobe Bryant retired from the Los Angeles Lakers, it became quite obvious that the team is in need of a stronger player. It means they would offer to trade All-Star Jimmy Butler, Digital Journal reported.

The site reports, "There's no doubt the 'purple and gold' need a new face of the franchise and with little luck in recent years in adding a big name free agent, making a trade now could have the impact Los Angles needs to begin rebuilding and once again become a force in the Western Conference."

Russell is a rookie to the team and he is reportedly having some conflicts with Nick Young after a recording of a feud between the two was released.

Butler previously said that he was responsible for the Bulls' failure to not make the season for the first time since 2008. "I'm the reason that we did not make the playoffs," Butler told the Chicago Tribune. "I'm fine with that. I'm not happy with it, but I'm fine with it. Because it's only going to make me stronger and better."

"I wasn't consistent enough," he continued. "I had good games, average games, decent games and some terrible games. I don't want to have terrible and decent games. Average games can get us over the hump. Really good ones can make us win."