Philadelphia received Josh Richardson as part of the sign-and-trade that sent Butler to Miami.
Pairing Harris, Horford and Richardson with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons should allow the Sixers to once again be a top contender in the Eastern Conference. Meanwhile, Butler gets a chance at a fresh start and the opportunity to be the go-to option on his team.
The past two years with Philadelphia and the Minnesota Timberwolves didn't seem to go as planned for Butler. The 29-year-old was forced to share the spotlight and offensive touches with other top players. In Miami, he will replace Dwyane Wade as the face of the franchise and could once again put up big numbers.
That could be worth the pay cut for him to leave Philadelphia.