CARON BUTLER NEWS

Huskies of Honor

Caron Butler is joining the Huskies of Honor this weekend. Here are the men already on the list:Players: Walt Dropo, Vin Yokabaskas, Art Quimby, Toby Kimball, Wes Bialosuknia, Tony Hanson, Corny Thompson, Clifford Robinson, Chris Smith, Donyell Marshall, Ray Allen, Richard Hamilton, Emeka Okafor,...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
1 day ago

Former UConn Great Caron Butler To Be Added To Huskies Of Honor On Saturday

STORRS – The exclusive "Huskies of Honor" are getting a new member. Caron Butler, who has followed an impressive career at UConn with a long, distinguished run in the NBA, will return to Storrs on Saturday night to be inducted into the basketball program's Hall of Fame."He's everything that UConn...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
2 days ago

10 Players the Miami Heat Could Trade for by the Trade Deadline

With the 2016 NBA trade deadline just around the corner, plenty of players have been linked to trade rumors all over the league. The Miami Heat are well within range of those rumors. Sitting at fifth in the Eastern Conference with a series of injuries and lack of depth, the Heat have been looking around for player(s) to bolster their chances of making a deep playoff run. After being...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Players In The NBA

Caron Butler, Kings: 2.7 ppg, 1.2 rpg in 9.6 minutes per game (9 games,1 start)Andre Drummond, Pistons: 17.3 ppg, 15.0 rpg in 33.6 minutes (51 games and starts); will compete in slam dunk contest on All-Star Saturday Night (Feb. 13)Rudy Gay, Kings: 17.9, 6.8 rpg, 1.8 apg in 33.6 minutes (44 games...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
6 days ago

UConn Players In The NBA

Caron Butler, Kings: 2.7 ppg, 1.2 rpg in 9.6 minutes per game (9 games,1 start)Andre Drummond, Pistons: 17.3 ppg, 15.1 rpg in 33.7 minutes (47 games and starts); named to first All-Star Game; yelled at fan who was heckling him about his free throw shooting Friday (35.2 percent)Rudy Gay, Kings:...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
13 days ago

Report: Bucks leaning against deal to acquire Caron Butler

The Milwaukee Bucks are struggling this season, and may look to find some veteran leadership on the trade market to salvage the poor start.It doesn't appear that Sacramento Kings forward Caron Butler will be that player, however.Butler, a former Buck and Wisconsin native, has rarely played this season. A homecoming doesn't appear to the be in the cards, though, as Marc Stein of ESPN...
Via Fox Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kings' Caron Butler likely on the move, but Bucks 'on hold'

Two weeks ago, ESPN's Marc Stein reported that Sacramento promised they'd trade Caron Butler to a team that would provide a larger role.Butler, originally from Wisconsin, seems like a likely fit for the Milwaukee Bucks. Butler signed with Sacramento over the summer, but he's played just 9.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.7 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.3 assists -- all three are Butler...
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks Decide Against Trading For Caron Butler

The Milwaukee Bucks have decided not to trade for Caron Butler. Butler has been promised a new team by the Sacramento Kings. Butler was previously with the Bucks and is a native of Wisconsin.
Via RealGM
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kings promise Caron Butler they will trade him

    The Sacramento Kings have not had much of a use for Caron Butler this season, and they will look to trade him according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein says the Kings will make an effort to trade Butler in the near future to a spot where he can get more playing time. ESPN sources say Sacramento has promised veteran forward Caron Butler that it will trade him in coming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings Agree To Find Trade Of Caron Butler

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to find a trade of Caron Butler in order for him to receive more playing time. The Milwaukee Bucks are the most likely destination for Butler, who could use his veteran leadership. A deal could be agreed upon before the end of December.
Via RealGM
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

15 NBA players who could retire at the end of the season

Every NBA season, players come and go. New players are drafted into the league, leading marginalized veterans to be pushed out of the NBA and into the NBA D-League or somewhere in Europe. There are a select few, however, who get to choose when their time in the NBA has come to a close and retire on their own terms. Here are 15 NBA players who could retire at the conclusion of the...
Via Yardbarker
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas: Caron Butler hid Crittenton's gun, 'snitched' to team

When the autobiography of Sacramento Kings wing Caron Butler came out last week, the story that grabbed everyone's attention was Butler's retelling of the 2011 altercation between Washington Wizards teammates Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton. The incident ended with guns in the Wizards locker room and Arenas being charged with felony gun possession.Last week, Arenas disputed...
Via Fox Sports
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Caron Butler recalls Gilbert Arenas-Javaris Crittenton gun incident

Sacramento Kings forward Caron Butler has seen it all throughout his NBA career. But there are some things that he witnessed that he will never forget. Butler wrote an autobiography called “Tuff Juice: My Journey from the Streets to the NBA,” which was released on Wednesday. Butler talks about a lot of stuff in the book, but one particular issue stuck out the most. Butler talked...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA veteran Caron Butler is addicted to Mountain Dew

14 year NBA veteran Caron Butler has had to deal with his fair share of challenges in life. Butler grew up in a rough neighborhood, spent time in jail as minor, and had to work his tail off to become an NBA All-Star.But now Caron Butler is dealing with a new challenge: his severe addiction to Mountain Dew."I'm a Mountain Dew addict," Butler has said in reference to promoting his...
Via Yardbarker
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Is Ruled By Mountain Dew

Caron Butler has an autobiography that he’s promoting called “Tuff Juice”. Seems like a great read which features a story about how a police officer made a choice not to convict him for drug distribution when he easily could have. And Butler also discusses addiction in the book … His addiction to Mountain Dew. During his 14 years in the league, numerous players have encouraged...
Via Food and Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Caron Butler tells of police officer who saved his life as a teenager

Signing with the Sacramento Kings this offseason might have only been the second biggest part of Caron Butler's summer. The NBA veteran also saw the release of his autobiography, "Tuff Juice," which has earned some pretty famous fans in a few short months, such as vice-president Joe Biden.Butler was at the White House recently for the "Champions of Change Law Enforcement and Youth...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Wahlberg discussing 'Tuff Juice' movie with Kings' Butler

When Tuff Juice, the autobiography by recent Sacramento Kings addition Caron Butler, hit stores this summer, it earned some pretty high-profile fans. Vice-president Joe Biden has been spotted with the book (and alongside Butler). And movie star Mark Wahlberg is now spreading the good word of Juice -- and he's reportedly interested in taking a step beyond that. Butler reportedly told...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Highest honor: Kings' Butler takes photo with VP Biden -- and his book

He's one of the newest members of the Sacramento Kings, but Caron Butler isn't defined by basketball. He's also a published author whose autobiography -- "Tuff Juice: My Journey from the Streets to the NBA" -- has earned a number of prominent fans since its release this summer.Among said fans appears to be vice-president of the United States Joe Biden, who took a photo with Butler...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings announce Caron Butler's signing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Sacramento Kings have signed veteran forward Caron Butler. The Kings announced Butler's signing Thursday. The deal is for two years and $3 million, with a player option in the second season. Butler averaged 5.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 20.8 minutes with Detroit last season. The 35-year-old Butler has averaged 14.3 points and 5.1 rebounds in his 13-year...
Via AP on Fox
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Caron Butler Agrees To Two-Year, $3M Deal With Kings

Caron Butler and the Sacramento Kings have agreed upon a two-year, $3 million deal. The contract includes a player option for Butler in the second season. butler spent last season with the Detroit Pistons.
Via RealGM
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Caron Butler agrees to deal with Kings

The Sacramento Kings and small forward Caron Butler have agreed to a two-year deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Caron Butler has agreed to a two year deal with Kings, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 10, 2015 Butler was drafted 10th overall in the 2002 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat.  Butler’s best years were with the Washington Wizards...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 01, 2015  |  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
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Among Teams Interested in Caron Butler

The 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 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game...
Via Hoops-Nation
June 28, 2015  |  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
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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