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Former Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler agreed to a three-year, $24 million contract with Los Angeles Clippers Thursday, according to his agent Raymond Brothers.
Butler had also considered San Antonio, New Jersey and Chicago, but ultimately the opportunity to team with Blake Griffin and Eric Gordon in Los Angeles proved too enticing.
"He's very excited to be with Blake," Brothers said. "And very excited to be with a young upcoming team he believes he can help win a championship.
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Caron Butler became the third free agent small forward to agree to a contract Thursday, coming to terms on a three-year, $24 million deal with the Los Angeles Clippers.
The agreement came after Shane Battier announced he would sign with Miami, and Tayshaun Prince agreed to a four-year, $27 million with the Detroit Pistons.
"He's a Clipper now," Butler's agent...
Butler is expected to upgrade the Clippers at small forward.Butler is expected to upgrade the Clippers at small forward.
Blake Griffin and the rest of the Los Angeles Clippers returned to their Playa Vista training facility together for the first time since April and greeted the newest member of the team, free agent Caron Butler, who is back in familiar territory.
The nine-year veteran signed a three-year, $24 million contract on Monday, the first day that teams were allowed to sign free agents. His...
From Jeff Caplan, ESPNDallas.com:
Dallas Mavericks free agent Caron Butler enjoyed his Wednesday morning visit with the archrival San Antonio Spurs so much that he felt compelled to tweet about it.
"Just met with Spurs great visit first class all the way ..." Butler said in his tweet.
Yahoo! Sports reported that the Spurs will use the one-time amnesty clause written...
LOS ANGELES - Caron Butler wanted to be a Los Angeles Clipper and the Clippers wanted the free-agent forward to...
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The post-lockout free agency period has seen teams throw gobs of money at Caron Butler, Tyson Chandler, and Nene, but out in Sactown they’re showing some impressive restraint. The Kings aren’t in any rush to substantial salary commitments to their books, but in their efforts to build up their roster and meet the league’s payroll…
So free agency is open and the whole world is falling to hell. What we thought was the NBA is no more. All sorts of weird things are going on. Dwight is actually wanting to go to New Jersey, CP3 to LA (or not according to Stern), Caron Butler (32 years old) going for 3 [...]
Free agent guard JJ Barea can see the writing on the wall in Dallas, and thinks he won’t be a Maverick by the start of the new season. From ESPN: “Free-agent point guard J.J. Barea said he believes he will be following Tyson Chandler and Caron Butler out of Dallas. ‘It’s not looking good here in Dallas, I don’t think,’ Barea said Tuesday night. ‘I’m disappointed...