Butler (knee) will sit out again Friday versus Minnesota, James Ham of CSNBayArea.com reports. This will be the fourth consecutive game missed for Butler, who has sat out more than he has played this season. The Kings have plenty of depth in the small forward slot, so the Kings will be cautious with Butler until he is healthy. His next opportunity to play will be Saturday in Golden State.
Butler (knee) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Bucks, James Ham of CSN Bay Area reports. Butler is averaging just over 10 minutes per game this season and his impending absence will be rather easily covered by a combination of Marco Belinelli, James Anderson, and Omri Casspi. The next opportunity for the veteran to return will be Friday against Minnesota.
Butler (knee) is questionable for Wednesday night's game against the Bucks, James Ham of CSN Bay Area reports. Butler has played in a limited role off the bench all season, only appearing in seven games. It shouldn't come as a surprise if the Kings choose to hold Butler out for the night as to not aggravate the injury even more.
Butler will get his first start of the season Friday versus Brooklyn, Tim Bontemps of The New York Post reports. With Rudy Gay out due to a stomach virus, Caron Butler will get an chance to start Friday. He'll try to earn himself some more minutes in the future opportunities.
The Kings announced the official signing of veteran forward Caron Butler on Thursday. Butler's deal is for two-years at about $3 million, per Yahoo Sports.
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