Pistons Sign Caron Butler

TUESDAY, 3:16pm: The deal is official, the team announced.

SUNDAY, 9:27pm: It’s a two-year deal worth $9MM, according to Gery Woelfel of the Journal Times (on Twitter).

8:48pm: The Pistons will sign Caron Butler to a two-year deal with a club option on year two, according to Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit Free Press (on Twitter).   Marc Stein of ESPN.com (on Twitter) first reported that the two sides were on the brink of agreement.

The swingman spent the home stretch of the 2013/14 season with the Thunder after being waived by the Bucks in late February.  The 34-year-old averaged 10.5 PPG and 4.1 RPG in 56 games for Milwaukee and OKC last season.  For his career, Butler has averages of 15.1 PPG and 5.3 RPG with two All-Star selections.

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1 year 4 months ago

there goes a potential roster filler for us…He has a much bigger role in Detroit anyway. They still need to figure out what they’re doing with Greg Monroe though. As I’ve said, I would keep him, but Josh Smith cant play the 3 offensively, and their spacing is atrocious. Nobody is going to take Smith in a trade either, so they either keep Monroe on a roster where the pieces dont fit, trade him for assets, or lose him for nothing

victor gonzales
1 year 4 months ago

seems like smith would be a good fit for heat if they did not get deng …

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