HoopsHype Rasual Butler rumors


February 28, 2011 Updates

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

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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

Lisa Dillman: Deal is for one year. Don't have fi details yet. Tree trimming beckons :-) Twitter

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While Brewer and Korver help fill the void after the trade of Kirk Hinrich -- Brewer is an athletic player known for his defense, while Korver is one of the top three-point shooters in the league -- the Bulls might not be done acquiring shooting-guard candidates. They still have room under the salary cap, and NBA sources said the Bulls have had discussions with representatives for Josh Howard, Shannon Brown, Rasual Butler and even Tracy McGrady. Chicago Sun-Times

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The Knicks have had internal discussions about shooting guard Rasual Butler, but they didn't have enough room. They were looking at centers Theo Ratliff and Tony Battie in case the deal with the Russian didn't work. New York Post

July 8, 2010 Updates

The Dallas Mavericks have had exploratory discussions with Los Angeles Clippers free-agent swingman Rasual Butler, a league source confirmed. The 6-foot-7 Butler, 31, is coming off the best scoring season of his eight-year career, having averaged 11.9 points and 2.9 rebounds in 33.0 minutes a game in his lone season with the Clippers. He averaged 11.2 points the prior season for the New Orleans Hornets. Butler made $3.9 million last season. ESPN.com

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