The Detroit Pistons finished their season on a high note while the New York Knicks completed their worst season ever.
Reggie Jackson had 24 points and 11 assists in the Pistons' 112-90 victory on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each had 17 points for Detroit. Caron Butler had 14, and Greg Monroe, Anthony Tolliver and Jodie Meeks each had 10.
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9 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) Reggie Jackson had 24 points and 11 assists and the Detroit Pistons closed out the season with a 112-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each had 17 points for Detroit. Caron Butler had 14, and Greg Monroe, Anthony Tolliver and Jodie Meeks each had 10.
Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Knicks with 25 points, and...
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9 days ago
Caron Butler (Pistons): 5.5 points, 2.6 rebounds in 20.6 minutes (64 games, 7 starts).
The Orlando Magic scored 29 in the third and 29 in the fourth as they handed the Pistons their 8th loss of the season in a 107-93 loss from the Palace.
Caron Butler had 20 points and 6 boards for the Pistons while Brandon Jennings finished with 18 points.
For Orlando Nikola Vucevic added 25 points and 14 rebounds with Evan Fournier and Channing Frye tallying 14 and 12 points, respectively...
DETROIT (AP) Perhaps more than any other member of the Detroit Pistons, Caron Butler has an idea of what to expect this season from new coach Stan Van Gundy.
''A winning culture,'' Butler said. ''Instilling the right way to play.''
Butler played for Van Gundy in Miami a decade ago, when both player and coach were just starting their careers. Butler was traded by the Heat after the...
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October 31, 2014
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 […]
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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...
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.
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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]
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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.
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...
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...
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...
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....
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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...
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.
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...
Not trying to be left in the cold, the Wizards are now moving to Plan C for a small forward after Thabo Sefolosha signed with the Atlanta Hawks. Michael Lee of the Washington Post reports the Wizards have turned to Caron Butler in the wake of Sefolosha signing, while waiting on a decision from free agent Trevor Ariza. “The [...]
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According to Sam Amick of USA Today, the San Antonio Spurs are one of several teams in pursuit of Oklahoma City Thunder free agent Caron Butler. The prospect of heading for San Antonio should have more allure than ever now that they’re back on top again, and Butler would certainly fit well as the latest […]
While Miami Heat fans are undoubtedly interested in where LeBron James ultimately takes his talents, should he choose Miami yet again, he might have a little more help this upcoming season.
“Butler indicated during his radio interview that the Miami Heat approached him last season after he had already committed to the Oklahoma City Thunder,” Miami Herald’s Joseph Goodman...
What a difference a few weeks make. Some of you may recall a play during Game 5 of the Western Conference finals two and a half weeks ago when Manu Ginobili was rejected hard by Caron Butler on a drive and dunk attempt late in the third quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The missed […]
As the Oklahoma City Thunder on well on their way to beating the San Antonio Spurs in game three of the Western Conference Finals, Caron Butler decided to dial long distance in the fourth quarter.
After hitting a three-pointer, Butler decided to do a “phone call” celebration and Hasheem Thabeet decided to pick up the phone.
Check out the SB Nation NBA remix of the clip which...
Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler photobombed boxing welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather during Friday night's playoff game at the Staples Center against Oklahoma City.Mayweather was taking a selfie in the front row near the scorer's table as Butler was waiting to sub into the game, resulting in this fantastic photo:H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
Is Caron Butler the newest addition to Floyd Mayweather’s ‘The Money Team’? It seems he might be after taking this selfie with Mayweather before checking into Friday night’s playoff contest against the Clippers. [@NBALegion]
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It seems that almost everyone with an Instagram/Twitter/Facebook account has taken a selfie at one time or another.
Last night during the Oklahoma City Thunder’s game three victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, famed boxer Floyd Mayweather wanted to get his selfie on.
Since Floyd was taking the selfie near the Thunder bench, Caron Butler decided to get into the shot and pull off...