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Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers in Constant Contact with Forward Caron Butler

In the midst of a flurry of moves and deals being made on the first official day of free agency, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne has tweeted that the Cleveland Cavaliers have been in constant contact with free agent Caron Butler, who was released yesterday by his most recent team, the Milwaukee Bucks. Small nugget, but heard Cleveland has been in constant contact with Caron Butler....
Via Cavaliers Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Players In The NBA

Caron Butler (Pistons): 5.5 points, 2.6 rebounds in 20.6 minutes (64 games, 7 starts).
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
6 days ago

Report: Spurs interested in veteran Caron Butler

Could the San Antonio Spurs be adding a small forward this offseason? According to RealGM, they'll likely be going after Caron Butler. Butler is currently with the Milwaukee Bucks after being traded from the Detroit Pistons after the season. The Bucks are expected to release him unless an unexpectant deal comes through at the last minutes before his guarantee date of June 30. But...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs interested in Caron Butler again

July 2, 2014 headline – Report: Spurs interested in Caron Butler February 27, 2014 headline – Report: Spurs Eyeing Caron Butler Now, Sunday, June 28, 2015, the Spurs reportedly have interest in Butler again according to Shams Charania of RealGM.com. Along with San Antonio, the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers and New […]
Via Project Spurs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Among Teams Interested in Caron Butler

Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe Los Angeles Lakers are interested in reuniting with Caron Butler according to RealGM’s Shams Charania. The Bulls, Clippers, Spurs and Knicks are also interested in signing the 35-year-old veteran. The Spurs and Lakers also pursued Caron Butler last off-season, according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports. Butler, 35, averaged 5.9 points, 2.5...
Via Hoops-Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Expected To Field Interest From Bulls, Clippers, Spurs, Lakers, Knicks

After his release from the Milwaukee Bucks before July 1, Caron Butler has emerged as a candidate for the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs, a league source told RealGM. The Lakers and New York Knicks also expect to make an inquiry on Butler, a 13-year NBA veteran who has averaged 14.3 points and 5.1 rebounds for his career. Each of the contending teams -...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd likes Milwaukee's flexibility entering draft

After trading Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons for the non-guaranteed contracts of Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd sounds excited about new flexibility the Bucks should enjoy, both in the draft and free agency.Here's more from Genaro Armas of the Washington Times:“Yeah, I like what [GM John] Hammond has done, the position he has put...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Which Free Agents Should Milwaukee Re-Sign?

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Khris Middleton (UFA) Jared Dudley (Early Termination) Caron Butler (Team Option) Shawne Williams (UFA) Jorge Gutierrez (UFA) The Milwaukee Bucks took a massive leap forward that few expected them to take this season. After a miserable 2014 season that placed them at...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Ersan Ilyasova Trade Grade

  (Source: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Europe) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Detroit Pistons Trade: Ersan Ilyasova Milwaukee Bucks Trade: Caron Butler, Shawne Williams Trading Ersan Ilyasoa for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, they have dealt two players with non-guaranteed contract for 5.9 million dollars for a player who fills a need. As they have traded non...
Via HoopStuff
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Trade Ersan Ilyasova to the Pistons in a Three-Player Swap

The NBA Finals haven’t even wrapped up yet, but it appears the offseason has already started. The Milwaukee Bucks have sent big man Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for veterans Shawne Williams and Caron Butler. Yahoo Sources: The Milwaukee Bucks trade forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons. http://t.co/t80iA2M5ND — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Trade Ersan Ilyasolva To Pistons For Caron Butler, Shawne Williams

The Milwaukee Bucks traded forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons, according to sources. The acquisition of Ilyasova gives the Pistons a power forward to replace Greg Monroe. Detroit sent forward Caron Butler and Shawne Williams to Milwaukee in the trade.
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks Make a Mutually Beneficial Trade

Ersan Ilyasova #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors on March 28, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Mandatory Credit: Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images) With game 4 of the NBA Finals just hours away from tip-off, the Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons completed a trade. The Pistons will receive Ersan Ilyasova in exchange...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons trade Caron Butler for Bucks' Ilyasova

The NBA Finals are underway. But in a league known for crazy player movement, that doesn't stop the rest of the teams from swapping around at this moment.The Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks reminded us of that today. Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports this afternoon that the teams have enacted a trade:More on this story as it develops.(h/t Yahoo...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Talks About Growing Up In Racine, Cocaine And Playing Ball With Tony Romo

My first introduction to Caron Butler was during his time as a member of the Connecticut Huskies. You see, Caron Butler was the bridge between two epic eras of UConn basketball as the years before Butler was there Richard Hamilton and Khalid El-Amin reigned supreme in Storrs, and winning the 1999 National Championship in the […] The post Caron Butler Talks About Growing Up In Racine...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Caron Butler on the Hustle

Former UConn Huskies great Caron Butler talks with VICE Sports about growing up in Racine, WI. Here are the descriptions of the videos from VICE Sports as well as Part 1 and Part 2. Running from the police, moving cocaine, and inspiring the community are all on former UConn Huskies SF Caron Butler‘s mind as he takes VICE Sports on a tour of his childhood neighborhood in Racine...
Via Sox and Dawgs
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler on the Hustle Series

VICE Sports follows veteran swingman Caron Butler back to his childhood neighborhood in Racine, Wisconsin to talk about how he turned his drug dealing past into a successful all-star career that he uses to make a positive impact in his old community. The post Caron Butler on the Hustle Series appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Talks Drug Dealing As A Kid In VICE Interview

Caron Butler, the recently Detroit Pistons signee, takes a tour through his childhood neighborhood in Racine, Wisconsin for an interview with VICE Sports. [Vice Sports] The post Caron Butler Talks Drug Dealing As A Kid In VICE Interview appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Meeks, Butler, Augustin fit into Van Gundy's mold for Pistons' roster

AUBURN HILLS -- Before the NBA draft, Stan Van Gundy laid out the first steps of his plan for rebuilding the Pistons. As of Tuesday, most of that mission has been accomplished. One day after introducing Jodie Meeks to the local media, Detroit brought in Caron Butler and D.J. Augustin. All three are players that fit nicely into the mold Van Gundy plans to use for the new roster. Without...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Caron Butler Signing Grade

Detroit Pistons: Caron Butler Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons and 10 Million Wow this wasn’t expected, I really thought that Butler would sign with a contender for about the minimum, likely the Thunder, as he is a veteran who has made more than 77 million dollars in the NBA, but it’s hard to blame somebody for taking 10 million...
Via HoopStuff
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons News: Detroit to sign DJ Augustin, Caron Butler

The Detroit Pistons ranked 29th in the NBA in three-point percentage last season, shooting just 32% from deep. Stan Van Gundy, the new Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations for the Pistons, is doing everything he can to make sure that improves.Detroit started things off by signing Jodie Meeks to a three-year, $19 million deal. The shooting guard is coming of a season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons add Caron Butler and D.J. Augustin

Last season the Pistons were dreadful when it came to perimeter shooting with a woeful 32.1 percent from beyond the arc which finished just in front of Philadelphia for dead last in the Association. So it was no secret that when Stan Van Gundy was hired to become the team’s new president of basketball operations and head coach one thing that would have to change was how good the...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign Caron Butler

Caron Butler has signed with the Detroit Pistons, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. He will make $9 million throughout two seasons. The Pistons have also signed Jodie Meeks, Cartier Martin and Aaron Gray this off-season. Buter averaged 10.5 points and 4.1 rebounds in 25.3 minutes per game last season.... The post Pistons Sign Caron Butler appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

DJ Augustin, Caron Butler Reportedly Agree to Deals With Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons added two more free-agent pieces late Sunday night. According to Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News, the Pistons agreed to deals with ex-Bulls backup point guard D.J. Augustin and former Maverick/Thunder veteran Caron Butler. Augustin’s deal is for $6 million over two years. Butler’s deal reportedly is worth a total of $9 million over that same time span...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Expected To Sign Two-Year, $9M Deal With Pistons

Caron Butler is expected to sign a two-year, $9 million contract with the Detroit Pistons. Butler finished last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder after he was waived by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Via RealGM
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: L.A. on Caron Butler’s shortlist?

Could the purple and gold end up luring a former Laker back to Los Angeles this summer? According to Gery Woelfel from the Racine Journal Times, Butler “is drawing strong interest” from teams around the league, though the 34-year-old will “likely to choose between Heat, Lakers or Spurs.” Obviously, the Heat and Spurs are currently viewed as contenders while the Lakers are...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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