HoopsHype Rasual Butler rumors

March 1, 2011 Updates

Alex Kennedy: Chicago is still the frontrunner to sign Rasual Butler, but keep in mind that he has been friends with Carmelo Anthony since middle school. Twitter

February 28, 2011 Updates

Who is going to be the biggest name to be bought out and where are they heading? Chris Sheridan: Colleague Marc Stein has already reported the buyout news for the biggest name out there, Troy Murphy, and the next guy to watch for is Mike Bibby, who would move into the starting job and who can hit 3s (unlike C.Arroyo and M.Chalmers, the players Miami has used there to date). Rasual Butler got waived today by the Clippers, and shooters are always in demand. ESPN.com

Rasual Butler waiver now official. Handled his limited role well -- took high road and remained a good team guy. Twitter

Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau echoed those sentiments when asked about the possibility of adding Butler. "I haven't heard anything about it," he said. "That's something you'll probably have to ask Gar [Forman] and John [Paxson] about. They're in charge of that stuff, and I think if they get close on something then they'll let me know. But like I said all along, I love the team we have. I love the guys we have." ESPN.com

Aggrey Sam: Rasual Butler's buyout confirmed to CSNChicago.com, destination unknown as of yet. Source says add Sixers to list of interested parties. Twitter

February 27, 2011 Updates

The Los Angeles Clippers have bought out Rasual Butler, and he plans to sign with the Chicago Bulls, a league source told ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher. Butler must clear waivers before he can sign with the Bulls. ESPN.com

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July 28, 2010 Updates

The Los Angeles Clippers re-signed forward Rasual Butler. Terms of the deal were not announced, but a source close to the negotiations confirmed it was a one-year deal. Butler averaged a career-high 11.9 points with the Clippers last season, after being acquired from the New Orleans Hornets last August. "Thank you Twamily for your support always!" Butler wrote on his Twitter feed Wednesday afternoon. "I'm so happy to be back with the Clippers so much unfinished business!" ESPN.com

July 25, 2010 Updates

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