Caron Butler RUMORS & NEWS

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing Detroit on the brink of signing Caron Butler after Butler's postseason run with Oklahoma City.

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    Caron Butler is starting in place of Thabo Sefolosha.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    As Caron Butler gets closer to finalizing a decision, Oklahoma City continues to be a strong consideration, league sources tell Yahoo.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Caron Butler has reached a contract buyout agreement with the Milwaukee Bucks, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Oklahoma City and Miami have emerged as frontrunners to sign Caron Butler, with Chicago and San Antonio in pursuit too, sources tell Yahoo.

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Bucks and Raymond Brothers, agent for Caron Butler, in discussions to buy out Butler's contract.

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Caron Butler (left ankle pain) is questionable but will travel with team to Philly later today. Ekpe Udoh (right knee swelling) is out.

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    There are still rumblings Caron Butler and Gary Neal could be headed to Charlotte for Ben Gordon and expiring contract.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Caron Butler, O.J. Mayo & Ersan Ilyasova are also out tonight. #MILvBOS

  • Caron Butler seeks bigger role, says he wants more than a 'visit'

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Caron Butler welcomed the chance to come home to play for the Bucks. But the 33-year-old veteran and Racine native is not thrilled with a backup role as he plays both at small forward and power forward. Butler said after practice Thursday he will continue to assess the situation as the..." January 18

  • Caron Butler expresses interest in potentially buying Bucks from owner Herb Kohl

    Brew Hoop "An interested party has emerged in the Bucks future ownership plans. It just so happens that he's on the current roster. Ask Bucks fans what they think of the team's current ownership, and most of them would say that they would prefer that current owner and former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl--who..." December 06

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Caron Butler & Ersan Ilyasova are out tonight. #MILvBOS

  • Encouraging news on Ilyasova, Butler

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "There was some good news out of the Bucks practice session Tuesday as Ersan Ilyasova and Caron Butler both practiced and are considered probable for Wednesday's home game against the streaking Portland Trail Blazers. Ilyasova has not played since the home opener on Nov. 2 against Toronto when..." November 20

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Coach Drew: Ersan Ilyasova and Caron Butler will return to action tonight. #MILvPOR

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Ilyasova & Butler both practiced again today and are probable for #MILvPOR tomorrow. Knight (hamstring) remains doubtful. Per @BucksPR.

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    #Bucks forward Caron Butler has mild sprain of his left shoulder, MRI reveals. Likely to miss a few games but avoided serious injury.

  • Bucks' Caron Butler fined $15,000 for making an obscence gesture "The NBA has fined Bucks forward Caron Butler $15,000 for making an obscene gesture in their win over the Celtics on Friday. The Bucks won 105-98. Butler's fine is the second of this nature the league has handed out this season, having tagged Andray Blatche for $15,000 already" November 06

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Tonight's starters: Knight, Mayo, Butler, Middleton & SANDERS! #MILvNYK

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Caron Butler (ankle) returned to practice for the #Bucks. Ersan Ilyasova did some shooting off the dribble. He says he's at 80 percent.

  • Caron Butler leads Bucks to first exhibition victory, 105-95 over Knicks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Caron Butler said he texted Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers earlier Wednesday and asked him if he was coming to the preseason game at the Resch Center. Rodgers showed up with a good number of his Packers teammates in courtside seats to watch the Milwaukee Bucks play the New York..." October 24

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Larry Drew on Caron Butler: "In Los Angeles he was the third or fourth option. That won't be the case in Milwaukee."

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    One source close to talks tells ESPN that Caron Butler has been informed that he will indeed wind up with Bucks. Teams hashing out details

  • Sources indicate Bucks, Suns working on Caron Butler deal

    Racine Journal-Times "Caron Butler has periodically dreamed about some day playing for the Milwaukee Bucks. That’s certainly understandable considering Butler was born and raised in Racine and followed the fortunes of the Bucks ever since he was a child. Now 33 years old and having played 11 years in the National..." August 29

  • Suns agree to trade Caron Butler to Bucks for Smith, Kravtsov

    Arizona Republic "Caron Butler donned a Suns uniform at a public unveiling of the new duds two weeks ago and that looks like it will be the only time he will be seen in it. The Suns have agreed to trade Butler a Racine Wis. native to the Milwaukee Bucks for point guard Ish Smith and center Slava Kravtsov about..." August 29

  • Caron Butler embraces leading Suns, Beasley "Eric Bledsoe the 23-year-old point guard brimming with star potential won the headlines in the Phoenix Suns’ July trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. But it might be the veteran in the deal 33-year-old forward and by far the club’s elder statesmen Caron Butler who proves most valuable in this..." August 23

  • Clippers land J.J. Redick, Jared Dudley in three-team trade; Suns get Eric Bledsoe

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement on a three-team trade that will send J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley to L.A., league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Suns will receive Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler while the Bucks – who..." July 02

    2013 NBA Draft Day Rumors: Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2013 NBA Draft will take place tonight in Brooklyn, NY, we will have wall-to-wall coverage of all the latest rumors, news, and picks. Major questions still remain. The Cleveland Cavaliers still seem undecided on the #1 pick (at least publicly) between Noel, Len, and Oladipo. Nobody seems to... June 28

  • Magic GM: Haven't talked trade with Clippers in 3 weeks

    Orlando Sentinel "Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan on Wednesday refuted reports that his team is on the verge of a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers that would involve Orlando’s Arron Afflalo and L.A.’s Eric Bledsoe as the deal’s centerpieces. “We haven’t had a drop or an ounce of communication with..." June 27

    2013 NBA Draft Rumors Coverage

    PSD Staff With the 2013 NBA Draft taking place on June 27th in Brooklyn, NY, we'll be covering all the latest rumors and news surrounding possible picks and trades. The most important question being: will the Cleveland Cavaliers take Nerlens Noel no. 1 overall or will they make a last minute trade?... June 26

  • Report: Andrew Nicholson could be involved in Eric Bledsoe trade

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers continue to work on a trade which would bring Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe to Orlando, reports Steve Kyler of HOOPSWORLD. The Clippers are doing their part to ensure that they're getting the best possible return for the 23-year-old former Kentucky..." June 25

  • Clippers' Forward Butler sits second half vs. Grizzlies with sore knee "Clippers forward Caron Butler is out for the second half of Saturday night's game with the Memphis Grizzlies with a sore right knee. Butler played only 9 minutes, 2 seconds of the first half. He missed both shots he attempted and had one rebound with two steals." April 13

  • Caron Butler to play Sunday

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler practiced Saturday for the second time since he suffered a left elbow strain last week and will start Sunday when the Clippers play the New York Knicks. Butler was wearing a protective sleeve on his left elbow as he went through practice but didn't have..." March 17

  • Clippers turned down Trevor Ariza/Caron Butler swap at last minute

    SB Nation "The Clippers and Wizards had a trade in place that would have swapped Los Angeles' Caron Butler and Washington's Trevor Ariza, but Clippers owner Donald Sterling decided to nix the trade on the morning of last Thursday's NBA trade deadline, according to's David Aldridge. Reportedly, the..." February 25

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    Chris Broussard @

    If Boston wants WGreen, RTuriaf & C Butler, sure the Clips front office will take KG, but not for Bled & Jordan.

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    Ken Berger @

    Clippers' Caron Butler (back) will be a game-time decision tonight in Philly. Medical staff wants to see how he responds to treatment today.

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    Ian Begley @

    Caron Butler is out for the Clippers with a sore back.

  • Butler says Clippers getting desperate for a win

    Orange County Register "It's only 14 games into the season for the Clippers, but Caron Butler knows what the team has to do – and has to do soon. "We need a win," Butler said. Butler said it two more times after Tuesday's practice. After losing four in a row, the Clippers and Butler are approaching Wednesday's tilt..." November 28

  • Butler said he came 'extremely close' to signing with Spurs

    San Antonio Express-News "Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler came close to signing with the Spurs as a free agent before the start of the season. Butler said he nearly signed with the Spurs after an impressive courtship from Gregg Popovich and the team's management. "As a free agent, I was extremely close to..." May 15

  • Caron Butler inspires teammates in Game 3

    Los Angeles Times "Chris Paul thought Caron Butler was "crazy" for playing in Game 3 of the first-round playoff series against Memphis with a fractured left hand. Paul also said he had to commend Butler for gutting out 22 minutes of pain Saturday afternoon at Staples Center. Butler was injured in the third..." May 06

  • Clippers' Caron Butler finally feeling comfortable

    Los Angeles Times "On Jan. 1, 2011, Caron Butler went down because of a ruptured right patella tendon at Milwaukee when he played for the Dallas Mavericks, his season ending after knee surgery four days later. Nearly a year after the injury, Butler played in his first regular-season game, this time as a Clipper..." April 03

  • Clippers want more production from DeAndre Jordan, Caron Butler

    Los Angeles Times "Lately, the Clippers haven't been getting nearly enough production out of two of their starters. And because center DeAndre Jordan and small forward Caron Butler have been so inconsistent, the Clippers have struggled as a team and it has put more pressure on Chris Paul and Blake Griffin to..." March 13

  • Caron Butler rewards team's patience

    Los Angeles Times "His teammates knew he was struggling with his shots, but at no time did Caron Butler lose his confidence. In fact, Butler said he remained confident because his Clippers teammates and the coaching staff believed in him. So when Butler made five of eight shots and scored 14 points on Friday..." March 10

  • Clippers' Caron Butler continues to be ineffective on offense

    Los Angeles Times "The Clippers need Caron Butler's offense now more than ever. But the small forward was ineffective Monday night in the Clippers' 95-94 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Butler missed all six of his shots and failed to score in 18 minutes 43 seconds. He didn't play in the fourth quarter,..." March 06

  • Caron Butler's shooting for Clippers has gone cold

    Los Angeles Times "There was the Phoenix Suns game Friday night in which Caron Butler made just four of 13 shots and the Minnesota Timberwolves game Tuesday night in which the Clippers small forward made one of 10 shots. Over his last seven games, Butler has made 23 of 71 shots (32.3%) from the field. He has made..." March 04

  • Butler almost had the perfect homecoming

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Caron Butler almost had a triumphant return to the American Airlines Center. Right before Monday's game against the Dallas Mavericks, a one-minute video was shown on the Jumbotron revealing Butler's exploits during his stay with the Mavs last season. After that, coach Rick Carlisle praised..." February 14

  • For Caron Butler, playing for the Clippers is no hard time

    Los Angeles Times "Day 1 of getting to better know the Clippers and I'm telling Caron Butler he better not stink against the Magic because I will be writing about him. It's really a stupid statement and Butler is kind enough to not say so as he heads off to the morning shootaround. Come on, what am I going to..." February 07

  • Caron Butler feels right at home with Clippers in rout of Wizards

    Washington Post "Caron Butler was making his way through the hallways at Verizon Center late Saturday when a Wizards front office official greeted him in front of the visiting locker room and gave him a hug. It was that kind of night for Butler, the former Wizards cornerstone player who was back in town as a..." February 05

  • Butler loving L.A.

    New York Post "Caron Butler left a meeting with Nets general manager Billy King last month thinking New Jersey would be a great place to land as a free agent. As Butler put it, within 20 seconds, "if that," he was looking West. "Signing with New Jersey would be nice," Butler claimed was his thought as he..." January 16

  • Clippers' Ryan Gomes doesn't mind backing up Caron Butler

    Los Angeles Times "With the Clippers these days, the roles are forever changing. For Ryan Gomes, his role has changed from last season, something he knew would happen when the Clippers told him they were looking to upgrade at his small forward position. He was the starter last season, but now he is a reserve..." December 23

  • Butler liked what he saw in San Antonio

    San Antonio Express-News "Free-agent forward Caron Butler told the San Antonio Express-News Wednesday that he considers the Spurs his personal "frontrunners" for his services. Butler met with Spurs officials Wednesday in San Antonio. And later, Butler told the Express-News that he was pleased with how the meeting..." December 08