go to MSN.com
Found February 01, 2013 on Diehardsport:

Via Diehardsport:

Caron Butler pulled the ultimate troll move Friday against the Toronto Raptors.

With 15-seconds left in the game and the Clippers down 98-71, Butler went over to Jonas Valanciunas to give him a fake high-five at mid-court. Instead of letting the clock run out and share a brief chat with the rookie, Butler stole the ball from Valanciunas.

Valanciunas was called for a clear path foul and Butler was rewarded with two free throws. Even if it was a somewhat poor sportsmanship play this was a hilarious move by Butler. He finished with 12 points on the night instead of 10.

More from Diehardsport:
10 Comments:
  • Well, it is a game about ME - isn't it?
  • Stat building, that's all it was.
  • No class jerk; call A Rod, you'll have lots to talk about!
  • What a low life!
  • [not displayed: comment from locked account]
  • That's life in the hood! The NBA needs to be re-named to the INL. You can decide what the acronym stands for..
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

PUNK JUICE. Caron Butler pulls a fast one on Jonas Valanciunas

posted by Romy AquinoI'll set the scene.  So the Raptors are up by 27 on the Los Angeles Clippers with 17 seconds to play and the Raps plan to run out the clock on their last possession to close out the win.  Yep, time for Jonas to hold onto the ball, slap a few high fives until...Caron Butler does the unthinkable to the Raptors rook.  You can't trust anyone, Jonas, you...

Caron Butler Most Likely Not Allowed Back In Canada Following This Play

With the Toronto Raptors firmly ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers by a score of 98-71, Jonas Valanciunas of the Raptors fell into a trap of being too trusting of Caron Butler. Once the Raptors got the ball past half court they (like everyone else watching the game) thought that the time would run out and both teams would head to the locker room. Instead, Caron Butler came up to...

Caron Butler shakes hands with Jonas Valanciunas and steals the ball in the final seconds of loss (video)

Caron Butler plays to the whistle. Someone should have told Raptors rookie Jonas Valanciunas, who got totally punked by the dirtiest player in the game. Wooo!  Butler shook hands with Valanciunas, who was holding the ball, trying to run the clock in Friday's blowout win over the Clippers. As they chatted, Butler stole the ball and bolted for the basket and tried to score...

Caron Butler Tricks Jonas Valanciunas, Stealing Ball After High Five (Video)

Caron Butler taught Jonas Valanciunas an important lesson on Friday night — never trust a crafty veteran. With Butler’s Clippers down 98-71 with 17 seconds remaining, Valanciunas dribbled the ball to half court to run out the clock. Butler went to high five the Raptors center, and pried the ball out of his hands. Valanciunas fouled Butler before he could get to the hoop for a...

Toronto's Caron Butler is a sneaky little bastard

Down 98-71 with 12 seconds to go, LA Clipper Jonas Valanciunas figured it was time to say good-bye to Toronto's Caron Butler and go home. High five. And then the Raptor robbed Jonas of his... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

Caron Butler tricks Jonas Valanciunas with high-five, steals ball (Video)

  With the Clippers down 98-71 and about 15 seconds left in the game, pretty much everybody watching assumed the game was over. So did almost all the players in the game. The key word there being almost. With just a few seconds left, Clippers forward Caron Butler casually approached Jonas Valanciunas to give him a high-five for a good game. However, Butler had another idea in my...

Clipper’s Butler with ridiculous fake high five and steal

At the end of a lopsided Toronto Raptors victory, L.A. Clippers forward Caron Butler walks up to Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas as time is expiring, fakes a high five, steals the ball, and heads to the basket, drawing a foul and putting him on the line. Quite an amusing play as the Raptors destroyed the [...]

Caron Butler dupes Jonas Valanciunas with fake high-five (Video)

Nearing the end of Friday night's blowout loss against the Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler appeared ready to admit defeat as he went to offer a high-five to Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas holding the ball.After Jonas returned the high five, Butler stole the ball from him and attempted to score an easy bucket but got fouled in the process:C'mon...

Video: Caron Butler Fakes Out Jonas Valanciunas With High Five

Check out out what former UConn Husky and current Los Angeles Clippers small forward Caron Butler did to Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas in the Clippers loss last night. The Clippers were trailing by 27 points when he did this by the way. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.

Caron Butler Tricks Jonas Valanciunas Into Steal In Final Seconds Of Loss

Caron Butler tricks Jonas Valanciunas offering him a high five in the final seconds of the Clippers blowout loss to the Raptors and steals the ball for a last second hoop:  

Caron Butler tricks Jonas Valanciunas (Video)

The Toronto Raptors blew out the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night, with Rudy Gay’s first game as a Raptor as the main storyline, it was thus funny little trick Caron Butler performed on Jonas Valanciunas. He went in for a high-five, but ended up faking him with a steal. Too bad it really didn’t equate [...]The post Caron Butler tricks Jonas Valanciunas (Video) appeared first...

Caron Butler tricks Jonas Valanciunas with fake high five (Video)

Caron Butler was clearly frustrated at the end of the Los Angeles Clippers’ 98-73 blowout loss to the Toronto Raptors Friday, so he decided to get in the metaphorical last word. Butler walked up to Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas who was just going to hold onto the ball until time ran out. Butler pretended to give Valanciunas a high five, but he pried away the ball for a steal...

Los Angeles Clippers offering Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler for Kevin Garnett?

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers are playing Sunday, but the most interesting news (if you can call it that) is off the court. The Sporting News is reporting that the Clippers are offering Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler in exchange for Kevin Garnett in what would be a blockbuster trade. I'm not sure I buy this. For one thing, I can't imagine the Clippers trading...

Report: Kevin Garnett Drawing Interest From Clippers in Trade That Would Bring Eric Bledsoe, Caron Butler

Despite recent struggles, mostly due to injuries, the Clippers are making it clear they’re playing to win this year. Los Angeles has contacted the Celtics about trading for Kevin Garnett, according to Sean Devaney of the Sporting News. The deal would bring Caron Butler and Eric Bledsoe to the Celtics. The Clippers already have Blake Griffin at power forward and DeAndre Jordan at...

Vince Carter Fakes Injury, Gets Wide Open for Dunk (Video)

  The morning of sneaky veterans continues. We showed you the video of Caron Butler faking a high-five to get a layup. The latest is Vince Carter faking an injury to get in position for a dunk. Watch the video courtesy of Gunaxin Sports
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ohio newspaper hiring LeBron James reporter

When LeBron James announced he was making his triumphant return back to Ohio to once again play for the hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, the city and region was lifted into a state of sports euphoria that it likely has not come down from yet. The fans, the media, the municipal and government offices — pretty much […] The post Ohio newspaper posts job listing for ‘Sports Reporter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 hours ago

Female student accuses Oklahoma RB of breaking her face with one punch

A female student at Oklahoma is accusing incoming freshman running back Joe Mixon of breaking her face in four places with one punch during an incident at a restaurant early Friday morning, according to a report. No arrests have been made in the situation and police are only investigating the claims of the 20-year-old woman, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago

Marshawn Lynch's bonus could be in jeopardy due to holdout

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that a portion of Marshawn Lynch‘s $6 million signing bonus could be in jeopardy if the Seahawks were to take a “hard line” stance regarding his current holdout. Mortensen fully expects Seattle to take a “hard line” stance with Lynch regarding this matter. Lynch could also lose $30,000 per day for skipping training camp to go along...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 hours ago

Sumlin: I'm not interested in kicking players off team

Texas and Texas A&M are in different conferences and apparently the school’s football coaches operate differently when it comes to player discipline, too.  Charlie Strong kicks players off his team, Kevin Sumlin likes to keep them around and turn them into men. That seems to be the opinion of the Aggies’ coach, anyway.  Sumlin said it’s easy to kick a guy off the team...
Via College Spun
9 hours ago

Noah happy for LeBron but wants to 'kick his a--'

Chicago Bulls star center Joakim Noah is happy that LeBron James is back with the Cleveland Cavaliers — but he’s already started trash talking. “I’m happy for LeBron James,” Noah told the Chicago Tribune. “He gets to go home. People are happy over there. But I really hope that we can kick his ass as many times as possible.”
Via Intrigue Sports
9 hours ago

Revis wanted to sign with Jets but they weren't interested

Darrelle Revis is enjoying his time with the New England Patriots, but that’s not what he originally had in mind. The All-Pro cornerback admitted to the New York Daily News that he originally had his agent reach out to the New York Jets for a reunion but that they weren’t interested in taking him back. Still, though the Jets were his first choice, he isn’t disappointed in the...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago

Cardinals to sign Pierzynski?

Earlier today, I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert that the St. Louis Cardinals, who are in need of a catcher, were interested in trading for Minnesota Twins' Kurt Suzuki. The Cardinals appear to be moving in a different direction, however.The Cardinals are working on a deal with recently released catcher A.J. Pierzynski, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch....
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 hours ago

Report: Knicks made comical trade offer for Kevin Love

The Knicks made an offer for Kevin Love The New York Knicks at least tried to get involved in the Kevin Love sweepstakes. I’m sure the phone call took less than five minutes, but according to Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal, the Knicks reportedly offered Amar’e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Iman Shumpert for Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love. The Knicks recently...
Via Sports-Kings
12 hours ago

Report: Multiple teams talking with Dogers about Matt Kemp

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the midst of a pennant chase and that is obviously the franchise’s top priority. But ranking just below the team’s quest for a World Series title is somehow solving its logjam in the outfield. To that end, the Dodgers are trying feverishly to trade Matt Kemp and his massive contract. According to Jon Heyman, five teams have shown interest in Kemp...
Via Rumors and Rants
14 hours ago

Report: Colts RB Vick Ballard suffers torn Achilles' tendon

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Colts RB Vick Ballard suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Friday’s practice. Mike Garafolo confirms the news and mentions that this is just an “initial diagnosis” with an MRI to come. He had to be carted off the field, so it appeared as though the injury was fairly serious. This will most likely end Ballard’s season and it wouldn’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.