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Thunder beat Kings 107-92 as Durant's streak ends

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Caron Butler made all six of his 3-point attempts to finish with 23 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder started the fourth quarter on a 16-0 run to pull away for a 107-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Looming Frontcourt Problems

Wizards Facing Looming Frontcourt Problems By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff,,, After securing their first postseason berth since the 2007-08 season when the team’s starting lineup still included Gilbert Arenas, Caron Butler, and Antawn Jamison, the Wizards are rightfully optimistic but also looking to the future. Currently occupying sixth place in the East with a record...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder prepare for return of key defensive players

Kendrick Perkins has begun practicing with the team. Thabo Sefolosha has made the last road trip with the Thunder. The two are expected to get back on the floor sometime in the next few weeks, before the regular season ends and in time for the playoffs. And although the team has been wildly inconsistent in the past month without its best perimeter defender in Sefolosha and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Won’t Be Watching NBA Playoffs From Sideline

Yes, it looks like the Wizards will finally be returning to the playoffs. For the first time since the run with Gilbert Arenas, Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler, Washington won’t be watching the NBA post season from the sideline. After falling short of a miraculous comeback against Phoenix, the Wizards (36-35) continue a three game stretch at the Verizon Center, hosting Eastern...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Caron Butler part of what is becoming the Thunder's new closing five

Caron Butler arrived in Oklahoma City with an inkling that he’d get some playing time. But this much, this early? Not sure anyone could have expected that. Since his arrival, Butler has averaged 27 minutes in his four games. Other than the Thunder’s big three – Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka – that’s easily the most of any OKC player during that stretch...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Westbrook, Durant lead Thunder past 76ers in Butler's first game

OKLAHOMA CITY - Caron Butler got in early and played plenty. Tuesday night, against the 76ers, it was the kind of game that set up perfectly in a situation that was also pretty close to ideal for the newest member of the Thunder. A chance for Butler to play against a bottom-of-the-league kind of team. An opportunity to get some minutes, learn the offense in what was as close to a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Riley says Caron Butler wanted a role that Heat couldn’t promise

It remains to be seen to a certain extent, but Caron Butler appears to be the one player made available during the NBA’s unofficial buyout season that has a true chance of impacting his new team’s playoff chances. That team is the Oklahoma City Thunder, who apparently had more to offer in their sales pitch than did the Miami Heat. Speaking at a charity event on Sunday afternoon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Milwaukee Bucks Sign Tony Mitchell to 10-day Contract

Tony Mitchell signed by Milwaukee Bucks on 10-day contract. The Milwaukee Bucks filled up an open roster spot after the departure of Caron Butler by signing NBA D-Leaguer Tony Mitchell to a 10-day contract. Andrew Gruman Fox Sports reports. The 6’6″ scoring forward is a stud on the offensive end of the floor, putting up averages of 19.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists 1.2 steals...
Via Basketball Bicker
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ish Smith Could Have Bright Future

(Photo via nba.com) On August 29th, 2013 Ish Smith and Viacheslav Kravtsov were traded to the Phoenix Suns for Caron Butler, immediately, Smith had a surprising impact on his new team, in which he had a career high for assists with 8 in a 104-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, things got even better for Smith when he became the third player to get two 8 or more assist games...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 03, 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

Caron Butler: Good Signing for the Thunder?

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s decision to sign Caron Butler once he cleared waivers on Saturday appears to be prescient considering it coincided with the loss of starting shooting guard, Thabo Sefolosha for the next 4-6 weeks with a strained calf. The Thunder were in need of perimeter shooting to help space the floor and a […]The post Caron Butler: Good Signing for the Thunder...
Via Hoops-Nation
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Caron Butler Signing Grade

Oklahoma City Thunder: Caron Butler Signing Grade By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer at Hoopstuff… The Oklahoma City Thunder’s decision to sign SF Caron Butler once he cleared waivers on Saturday appears to be prescient considering it coincided with the loss of starting shooting guard, Thabo Sefolosha for the next 4-6 weeks with a strained calf. The Thunder were in need of perimeter...
Via HoopStuff
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat ‘reached out’ to Caron Butler

When the Milwaukee Bucks and veteran swingman Caron Butler officially agreed to a buyout, many pundits and those close to the situation expected Butler to join the Miami Heat. With the Heat’s style of play, they can always use another shooter. Plus, Butler is very familiar with Miami. He was selected by the Heat with the 10th overall pick in the 2002 draft out of Connecticut and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Butler to debut for Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday

After he was bought out by the Milwaukee Bucks, veteran swingman Caron Butler was expected to have his pick of title contenders. There was obviously no shortage of suitors and Butler eventually settled on signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder, who played in the 2012 NBA Finlas, losing to the Miami Heat in five games, have the best record in the Western Conference and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bigger Impact: Danny Granger for Clippers or Caron Butler for Thunder?

Bigger Impact: Danny Granger with Clippers or Caron Butler with Thunder? It has been a crazy year in the NBA when you talk about the trade deadline and all the buyouts that occurred. Two of the major buyouts and pickups that happened recently involved Danny Granger and Caron Butler. It’s tough to tell who will have the bigger impact on the teams that picked them up. Without...
Via Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder sign Caron Butler

On Friday, the Thunder signed short lived free agent Caron Butler. Caron Butler was waived by the Milwaukee Bucks earlier this week and after he cleared waivers, many teams became interested in the Small Forward. The two biggest possibilities for Caron to sign with we’re the 2 time defending champion Miami Heat or the Oklahoma City Thunder. Many people around the league were sold...
Via KC Sports Ninja
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Caron Butler to Join Oklahoma City Thunder Over Miami Heat

Caron Butler is expected to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder by the end of the weekend, reports Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: Caron Butler has agreed to join the Thunder but won't clear waivers until Saturday evening. If he clears waivers, he could join OKC on Sun — Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) February 28, 2014 Bulter’s contract was recently bought out by...
Via Basketball Bicker
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Signs With The Thunder

image from: blacksportsonline.com Sometimes going back to the egg isn’t a good thing. Caron Butler thought that returning to Milwaukee to play for his hometown Bucks would be a fun idea, but it ended up not being so fun after all. The good news for Butler though is that the mission was aborted and after getting his contract bought out and subsequently waived, Butler has now agreed...
Via Pass The Pill
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler to sign with Thunder

Tweet Its about that time when NBA teams add available veterans to aid them in their championship run, and the latest big acquisition came when forward Caron Butler agreed to join the Oklahoma City Thunder. Butler’s contract was bought out by the Bucks earlier this week, allowing the 33-year-old vet the opportunity to sign with any team he chose. Butler had missed a portion...
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler signs with Thunder

Tweet Its about that time when NBA teams add available veterans to aid them in their championship run, and the latest big acquisition came when forward Caron Butler agreed to join the Oklahoma City Thunder. Butler’s contract was bought out by the Bucks earlier this week, allowing the 33-year-old vet the opportunity to sign with any team he chose. Butler had missed a portion...
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Caron Butler To Sign With Thunder

Caron Butler, who was recently bought out by the Bucks, has reportedly chosen to sign with the Thunder over the Heat once he clears waivers. Butler is averaging 11 points and 4.6 rebounds per game this season. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: Caron Butler has chosen to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder over the Miami Heat, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Butler...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: Caron Butler signing with Thunder

Caron Butler has chosen to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder over the Miami Heat, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Butler informed teams of his decision on Friday morning, a league source told Yahoo Sports. After securing a contract buyout from the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday morning, Butler is expected to clear waivers on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET, and will sign for the rest of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Caron Butler To Sign With Thunder

Oklahoma City just got a lot stronger and better on the wing. Brian Windhorst is reporting that Caron Butler will sign with the Thunder after he clears waivers. Caron Butler intends to signs with the Oklahoma City Thunder when he clears waivers, sources told ESPN. — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) February 28, 2014
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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