CARON BUTLER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pat Riley says Caron Butler wanted role Heat could not give him

After having his contract bought out by the Milwaukee Bucks, Caron Butler signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder. But before that deal was accepted, the Miami Heat and their players had interest in Butler. And from all indications, he was interested in the Heat as well. Well according to Miami Heat president Pat Riley, Butler started to look elsewhere after Riley couldn’t promise...
Via No Guts, No Glory
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler solid in first OKC appearance

Caron Butler planted himself in the left corner, a bit out of the fray, as a way to ease himself into his first possession with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Not happening. As Kevin Durant drove toward the lane, sucking in the defense, he deftly fired a cross-court line drive, hitting Butler with what should have been an open look. But instead, it drilled an unsuspecting Butler right...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler coming to Oklahoma City just in time

OKLAHOMA CITY - Caron Butler has faced real adversity before. More than a dozen arrests before he was 15 years old. Time spent in prison. As a professional, Butler has had a number of injuries, even one that caused him to miss the Finals with Dallas two seasons ago. And this year? "For those not familiar with me, my name is James Caron Butler," he said Monday afternoon...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks waive forward Caron Butler

The Milwaukee Bucks waived forward Caron Butler on Thursday after agreeing to a contract buyout. The 33-year-old Butler, from Racine, Wis., made 13 starts and appeared in 34 games this season, averaging 11.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists. ''It's been a dream come true to wear the Milwaukee uniform, which so many of my idols growing up wore,'' Butler said...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks, Butler agree to buyout

In a move which has been expected for days, one of the Bucks players seemingly happiest about being in Milwaukee agreed to be bought out by the team Thursday. Wisconsin native Caron Butler completed a contract buyout with the Bucks that allows him to become an unrestricted free agent if he goes unclaimed on waivers, a process which takes 48 hours. If unclaimed, he'd be eligible...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Caron Butler Bought Out by Bucks, Rumored to Sign with Miami Heat

Caron Butler has officially been bought out by the Milwaukee Bucks. This will allow Butler to become an unrestricted free agent by the end of week. Butler is rumored join his former team, the Miami Heat in the days to come. The 11-year veteran still has some production left in the tank, as averaged 11 […]The post Report: Caron Butler Bought Out by Bucks, Rumored to Sign with Miami...
Via Basketball Bicker
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler starting with the Bucks and starting on your fantasy basketball team

If you’re reading this, it might be too late! Let’s hope not. There is no reason to pass up on adding Caron Butler to your fantasy basketball team. This won’t happen all the time, but all of his 21 points Tuesday against the Magic came from beyond the arc. He also grabbed seven boards.  Butler missed the previous four games with an ankle injury so for some it was...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler happy, but came home to Milwaukee to play more

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The homecoming of Caron Butler hasn't exactly gone according to plan. Brought in to play a major role, Butler has seen his playing time slip and become inconsistent. It's easy to see why, as the Bucks plans have changed drastically since trading for Butler. The team was hoping to compete for the playoffs this season but quickly have their sights set on...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
PSYCHE!

Caron Butler tricks Jonas Valanciunas

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...
Via Diehardsport
February 01, 2013  |  10 Comments
HEAD SHOT

Caron Butler blocked shot KOs referee

The Oklahoma Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers faced off on Tuesday night in a heated Western Conference battle. Late in the second quarter, with the Thunder leading 44-39, Serge Ibaka tried to get a shot off from the baseline but Caron Butler wasn’t about to let that happen. Caron got up high and swatted Serge’s shot out of bounds, however there was an obstacle. That obstacle...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 22, 2013  |  10 Comments
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