HoopsHype Caron Butler rumors

LATEST HOOPSHYPE VIDEOS

February 20, 2015 Updates
February 18, 2015 Updates

Devin Kharpertian: Source says Detroit has not made official offer of Jennings/Butler/Jerebko to Nets for Joe Johnson (yet). That offer (as stands) wouldn’t work under the cap. Would need more pieces both ways to make player # & salary fit. Twitter @uuords

January 22, 2015 Updates

Before every game, Pistons veteran Caron Butler pulls point guard Brandon Jennings aside and says: "You have star talent and star capability. Lead us." Brandon Jennings a leader? Until recently, the thought would have been considered ludicrous for a player many considered a selfish ballhog. But, during the Pistons' recent surge, Jennings has in fact been a leader. Detroit News

January 18, 2015 Updates

Caron Butler: I'm not deleting my timeline either. Damn! Congrats to the Seahawks #GBvsSEA #CheeseHeadNation Twitter @realtuffjuice

December 9, 2014 Updates

The Pistons have veterans who can offer spot help to a contender (Augustin, Caron Butler, even Jennings in the right situation). They have bigs they either might want to move, or who have no contractual obligations after this season, or both (Monroe, Smith, Joel Anthony, Jonas Jerebko). They have expiring contracts (Anthony, Jerebko, Monroe, Singler, Gigi Datome). Booth Newspapers

November 25, 2014 Updates
October 6, 2014 Updates
September 10, 2014 Updates

Butler took 4.4 3-point shots in 25 minutes a game last season and made 39.4 percent of them, joining Augustin and shooting guards Jodie Meeks and Cartier Martin as free-agent signees who figure to transform the Pistons’ 3-point shooting threat from meek to potent. “He has a competitive nature to him that drives him at this point,” Pistons general manager Jeff Bower said. “He’s been on good teams. He’s seen and experienced what they’re all about. He sees this as an opportunity to compete, to play a role of significance within a team that has the potential to grow and to create change.” NBA.com

July 15, 2014 Updates
July 14, 2014 Updates

Caron Butler has agreed to sign a deal with the Detroit Pistons, according to a source. The source told ESPN.com that the deal is for two years in the range of $10 million. Butler played last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. ESPN.com

July 13, 2014 Updates
July 11, 2014 Updates
July 10, 2014 Updates
July 8, 2014 Updates

Eric Pincus: If Lakers do get Melo - and Pau - speculatively I could see Steve Blake and Caron Butler back with team - I hear Kobe recruiting both Twitter @EricPincus

July 4, 2014 Updates

Any rumor missing? E-mail us at   hoopshype@hoopshype.com.