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Michael Beasley’s recent arrest on marijuana-related charges was just another incident that has marred his career as a rising star in the NBA.
Beasley has spit in the face of the opportunity that he was afforded as a former No.2 draft pick.
One person that is talking about Beasley is 33-year-old forward Caron Butler.
The journeyman was traded to Phoenix from the Los Angeles Clippers as part of the package deal for Eric Bledsoe.
Butler discussed what he will do to help Beasley become a better player and most importantly a better man.
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Theres happy (and carefully translated) news from Slovenia, where Suns guard Goran Dragic has tied the knot with girlfriend Maja.
To celebrate their union, Goran and Maja will attend the Eurobasket Tournament -- hosted by Slovenia -- that runs from Sept. 4-22.
A photo of the couple can be found here.
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In an interview with NBA.com’s Jeff Caplan, 11-year NBA veteran, Caron Butler, said he would like to mentor 24-year-old, Michael Beasley, who was recently arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession. Butler still believes in the former No. 2 pick, noting that he still has a “tremendous upside.”
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Eric Bledsoe the 23-year-old point guard brimming with star potential won the headlines in the Phoenix Suns’ July trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. But it might be the veteran in the deal 33-year-old forward and by far the club’s elder statesmen Caron Butler who proves most valuable in this important transitional season for a franchise on the skids.
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After a three-week U.S. rehab visit, Suns center Marcin Gortat seems pretty intent on leading Poland to some level of glory at the upcoming Eurobasket Tournament in Slovenia.
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With the internet and social media being so prevalent in today’s sports news cycle, transactions are sometimes reported well before a team wants it known, or before players even find out.
Caron Butler learned the Clippers traded him to Phoenix through the crawl on the bottom of the television according to NBA.com.
“I don’t leave with bitterness or anything, but a phone...
It’s always crazy to hear that a player learned about their fate in the same fashion that I did. For a professional athlete to learn they’ve been traded via the ticker at the bottom of the screen just seems…… wrong. That’s apparently what happened to Clippers forward Caron Butler. While talking with NBA.com, Butler let […]
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Caron Butler was traded to the Phoenix Suns in the trade that brought J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley to Los Angeles, and he says no one from the Clippers' front office has called him at any point since -- about the trade or simply to say thanks.
“I don’t leave with bitterness or anything, but a phone call would have helped the situation,” Butler said. “But it’s cool...