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Caron Butler
PPG RPG APG
10.5 4.1 1.5
Team: DetroitHeight: 6-7 Born: 3/13/1980
Position: SFWeight: 217 Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin
College: ConnecticutDraft: 1st Round 10th pick by Heat (2002)


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Latest News
July 13 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST6:41 UAE (+1)04:4122:41 ET9:41 PM CT1:41 - A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons have agreed to deals with free agents Butler and D.J. Augustin.
Analysis: The 6-foot-7 Butler played 56 games last season for Milwaukee and Oklahoma City, averaging 10.5 points and shooting 39 percent from 3-point range.
Apr. 9 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST8:07 UAE06:070:07 ET11:07 PM CT3:07 - 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.
Analysis: The performance tied for Butler's highest scoring game since he joined Oklahoma City on March 4.
Mar. 1 4:58 PM PT5:58 PM MT6:58 PM CT7:58 PM ET0:58 GMT8:58 5:58 PM MST7:58 PM EST4:58 UAE (+1)01:5819:58 ET6:58 PM CT23:58 - The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed Butler.
Analysis: Oklahoma City announced that they signed the 6-foot-7 forward on Saturday after he cleared waivers. He agreed to a contract buyout with the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday. The 33-year-old Butler won an NBA title with Dallas in 2011 and adds scoring to a team that expects to contend for an NBA title. He appeared in 34 games for Milwaukee this season, averaging 11.0 points and 4.6 rebounds. He has career averages of 15.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.
Feb. 28 10:37 AM PT11:37 AM MT12:37 PM CT1:37 PM ET18:37 GMT2:37 11:37 AM MST1:37 PM EST22:37 UAE19:3713:37 ET12:37 PM CT17:37 - Butler has agreed to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to a person close to the situation.
Analysis: The Milwaukee Bucks agreed to a contract buyout with the 33-year-old forward Thursday and waived him. The source says Butler is expected to sign with Oklahoma City after he clears waivers Saturday.
Feb. 27 4:38 PM PT5:38 PM MT6:38 PM CT7:38 PM ET0:38 GMT8:38 5:38 PM MST7:38 PM EST4:38 UAE (+1)01:3819:38 ET6:38 PM CT23:38 - The Milwaukee Bucks waived Butler on Thursday after agreeing to a contract buyout.
Analysis: The 33-year-old Butler made 13 starts and appeared in 34 games this season, averaging 11.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists. "It's been a dream come true to wear the Milwaukee uniform, which so many of my idols growing up wore," Butler said in a statement released by the team. The former Connecticut star has averaged 15.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 764 regular-season games in 12 NBA seasons with Miami, the Los Angeles Lakers, Washington, Dallas, the Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee.
Feb. 11 6:25 PM PT7:25 PM MT8:25 PM CT9:25 PM ET2:25 GMT10:25 7:25 PM MST9:25 PM EST6:25 UAE (+1)03:2521:25 ET8:25 PM CT0:25 - Butler won't play Wednesday against New Orleans due to a high ankle sprain.
Analysis: It'll be his fourth straight game out of the lineup, but he'll have the All-Star break to get healthy.
Jan. 23 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST10:41 UAE07:411:41 ET12:41 AM CT4:41 - Butler had 30 points with seven rebounds and five assists in the Bucks' 104-101 win over Detroit on Wednesday.
Analysis: Butler's production was unexpected since he's averaging 10.8 points on the season. Don't expect him to consistently perform at this level.
Dec. 5 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - Butler returned from a sore left knee to register 22 points and 11 rebounds in a 116-106 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday night.
Analysis: The Milwaukee Bucks forward had missed the previous 12 games with his injury.
Nov. 23 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET6:17 GMT14:17 11:17 PM MST1:17 AM EST10:17 UAE07:171:17 ET12:17 AM CT4:17 - Butler exploded for a season-high 38 points on 13-of-22 shooting in a 115-107 overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday.
Analysis: Butler also had eight rebounds and hit 4 of 8 from 3-point range.
Nov. 15 2:23 PM PT3:23 PM MT4:23 PM CT5:23 PM ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST2:23 UAE (+1)23:2317:23 ET4:23 PM CT20:23 - Butler is heading to Los Angeles to see a specialist about his injured left shoulder.
Analysis: Butler was injured late in Wednesday night's loss to Miami and did not return. He is expected to return later this week.
Nov. 6 12:52 PM PT1:52 PM MT2:52 PM CT3:52 PM ET20:52 GMT4:52 1:52 PM MST3:52 PM EST0:52 UAE (+1)21:5215:52 ET2:52 PM CT18:52 - Butler was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for making an obscene gesture during the Bucks' game in Boston on Friday night.
Analysis: Butler made the gesture with 3:54 left in the Bucks' victory.
Aug. 29 1:02 PM PT2:02 PM MT3:02 PM CT4:02 PM ET20:02 GMT4:02 1:02 PM MST3:02 PM EST0:02 UAE (+1)22:0216:02 ET3:02 PM CT19:02 - The Phoenix Suns have traded Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks for point guard Ish Smith and center Viacheslav Kravstov.
Analysis: ¶ The Suns acquired Butler and point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Clippers on July 10 in a three-team trade that sent the Suns' Jared Dudley and Milwaukee's J.J. Redick to Los Angeles. Milwaukee got two second-round draft picks in the deal. Butler signed a three-year, $24 million contract with the Clippers in December of 2011. Butler has averaged 15.5 points in stops that included Miami, the Los Angeles Lakers, Washington, Dallas and the Clippers.
July 2 6:30 PM PT7:30 PM MT8:30 PM CT9:30 PM ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 PM MST8:30 PM EST5:30 UAE (+1)03:3021:30 ET8:30 PM CT0:30 - The Los Angeles Clippers have acquired sharpshooter J.J. Redick and sent Eric Bledsoe and Butler to the Phoenix Suns in a three-team trade.
Analysis: The deal, which also sends Jared Dudley from the Suns to the Clippers, had been reported earlier but could not be officially announced by the teams until Wednesday under NBA rules. The Milwaukee Bucks obtained two second-round draft picks as part of the trade.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
02-03 Mia 78 36.6 15.4 5.1 2.7 1.8 0.4 2.5 .416 .318 .824
03-04 Mia 68 29.9 9.2 4.8 1.9 1.1 0.2 1.3 .380 .238 .756
04-05 LAL 77 35.7 15.5 5.8 1.9 1.4 0.3 1.6 .445 .304 .862
05-06 Was 75 36.1 17.6 6.2 2.5 1.7 0.2 2.3 .455 .342 .870
06-07 Was 63 39.3 19.1 7.4 3.7 2.1 0.3 2.9 .463 .250 .863
07-08 Was 58 39.9 20.3 6.7 4.9 2.2 0.3 2.6 .466 .357 .901
08-09 Was 67 38.6 20.8 6.2 4.3 1.6 0.3 3.1 .453 .310 .858
09-10 Was 47 39.4 16.9 6.7 2.3 1.4 0.3 2.4 .422 .263 .877
09-10 Dal 27 34.4 15.2 5.4 1.8 1.8 0.3 1.7 .440 .340 .760
09-10 Total 74 37.6 16.3 6.2 2.1 1.6 0.3 2.2 .428 .290 .838
10-11 Dal 29 29.9 15.0 4.1 1.6 1.0 0.3 1.7 .450 .431 .773
11-12 LAC 63 29.7 12.0 3.7 1.2 0.8 0.1 1.2 .407 .358 .813
12-13 LAC 78 24.1 10.4 2.9 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.9 .424 .388 .833
13-14 Mil 34 24.1 11.0 4.6 1.6 0.7 0.3 1.5 .387 .361 .839
13-14 OKC 22 27.2 9.7 3.2 1.2 1.1 0.3 0.4 .409 .441 .842
13-14 Total 56 25.3 10.5 4.1 1.5 0.8 0.3 1.1 .394 .394 .840
Career 786 33.8 15.1 5.3 2.4 1.4 0.3 2.0 .435 .346 .846

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
02-03 Mia  78 2858 429 1032 34 107 309 375 135 397 213 137 31 192 1201
03-04 Mia  68 2030 240 631 10 42 133 176 92 326 126 75 13 91 623
04-05 LAL  77 2746 441 991 38 125 275 319 146 450 146 110 23 125 1195
05-06 Was  75 2708 494 1086 41 120 289 332 114 466 186 127 18 175 1318
06-07 Was  63 2474 451 975 18 72 283 328 147 467 233 134 17 181 1203
07-08 Was  58 2314 439 943 66 185 236 262 93 388 284 128 20 150 1180
08-09 Was  67 2585 491 1085 65 210 345 402 118 414 290 106 20 210 1392
09-10 Was  47 1853 293 694 25 95 185 211 68 316 107 68 15 113 796
09-10 Dal  27 930 157 357 17 50 79 104 36 145 49 48 9 47 410
09-10 Total  74 2783 450 1051 42 145 264 315 104 461 156 116 24 160 1206
10-11 Dal  29 867 170 378 28 65 68 88 22 118 46 28 8 49 436
11-12 LAC  63 1871 287 705 92 257 87 107 44 230 78 52 9 77 753
12-13 LAC  78 1879 305 720 128 330 75 90 41 223 78 51 11 72 813
13-14 Mil  34 821 137 354 53 147 47 56 16 158 56 23 11 52 374
13-14 OKC  22 598 76 186 45 102 16 19 5 71 26 24 6 8 213
13-14 Total  56 1419 213 540 98 249 63 75 21 229 82 47 17 60 587
Career 786 26534 4410 10137 660 1907 2427 2869 1077 4169 1918 1111 211 1542 11907

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
03-04 Mia 13 39.3 12.8 8.5 2.4 2.2 0.5 1.8 .386 .182 .825
05-06 Was 6 43.7 18.5 10.5 2.7 2.0 0.7 2.3 .416 .214 .828
07-08 Was 6 41.0 18.7 5.7 3.8 1.8 0.2 2.7 .460 .238 .871
09-10 Dal 6 33.7 19.7 5.8 1.3 1.5 0.8 2.5 .434 .304 .926
11-12 LAC 10 26.8 8.6 3.0 1.0 0.6 0.2 1.6 .359 .258 .750
12-13 LAC 6 22.7 8.5 2.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 .478 .250 1.000
13-14 OKC 18 23.3 6.3 3.2 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.6 .324 .356 .786
Career 65 31.4 11.7 5.3 1.6 1.1 0.4 1.6 .399 .286 .838

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
03-04 Mia  13 511 59 153 2 11 47 57 18 110 31 28 7 23 167
05-06 Was  6 262 42 101 3 14 24 29 16 63 16 12 4 14 111
07-08 Was  6 246 40 87 5 21 27 31 10 34 23 11 1 16 112
09-10 Dal  6 202 43 99 7 23 25 27 3 35 8 9 5 15 118
11-12 LAC  10 268 33 92 8 31 12 16 4 30 10 6 2 16 86
12-13 LAC  6 136 22 46 4 16 3 3 1 16 0 2 2 6 51
13-14 OKC  18 419 35 108 21 59 22 28 11 58 15 5 2 11 113
Career 65 2044 274 686 50 175 160 191 63 346 103 73 23 101 758

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