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.
Veteran forward Caron Butler has signed a two-year deal with the Kings worth $3 million, a league source has told Yahoo Sports. The 35-year-old Butler, who has played for six different teams since 2010, averaged a career-low 5.9 points last season for Detroit in about 21 minutes per game. He shot a career-best 90.2 percent from the line, however.
Veteran forward Caron Butler is not long for the Bucks, to whom he was just dealt. He has confirmed via text that he will be waived before July 1 and will become a free agent. The team is seeking to create cap space. The 35-year-old Butler took a huge hit statistically in 2014. He averaged 5.9 points per game - the first time in single figures since his second year in the league.
The Bucks agreed to trade forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Pistons in exchange for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, the Pistons announced. Ilyasova averaged 11.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 58 games during the 2014-15 season. Meanwhile, Butler averaged 5.9 points and Williams averaged 5.4 points.
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