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Thunder trounces the Kings

Thunder trounces the Kings

Kevin Durant's scoring streak came to an end but his Thunder easily took care of the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday 107-92 to snap a two-game losing skid.
Denver at Oklahoma City

Denver at Oklahoma City

Kevin Durant scored 27 points and out eight assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder thrashed the Denver Nuggets 117-96 on Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

NBA: Oklahoma City 131, LA Lakers 102

Kevin Durant continued his ascent up the ladder in terms of NBA history and the Oklahoma City Thunder walloped the Los Angeles Lakers, 131-102, Thursday night.

NBA: Oklahoma City 106, Houston 98

Kevin Durant registered his 11th 40- point game of the season and Serge Ibaka grabbed 16 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder snap a two-game slide with a 106-98 triumph over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday from Chesapeake Energy Arena.

NBA: Denver 101, Milwaukee 90

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Kenneth Faried fired in 26 points Thursday, helping the Denver Nuggets break a five-game losing streak with a 101-90 triumph over Milwaukee.

NBA: Milwaukee 104, Orlando 100

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Caron Butler provided a boost off the bench with 21 points Tuesday and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a four-game skid with a 104-100 win over Orlando.

NBA: Orlando 113, Milwaukee 102

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Arron Afflalo sparked Orlando to a huge start Friday and the Magic easily defeated Milwaukee 113-102 in a meeting of the NBA's cellar dwellers.

NBA: Milwaukee 104, Detroit 101

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Brandon Knight gave Milwaukee a 3-point lead with 1:38 to play Wednesday and neither side scored again to leave the Bucks with a 104-101 win over Detroit.

NBA: Milwaukee 116, Philadelphia 106

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Khris Middleton erupted for 27 points and Caron Butler supplied a double-double Saturday, powering the Milwaukee Bucks over Philadelphia 116-106.

NBA: Philadelphia 115, Milwaukee 107 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Spencer Hawes hit a desperation shot that forced overtime Friday and Philadelphia rode that momentum in overtime to defeat Milwaukee 115-107.

NBA: Milwaukee 109, Cleveland 104

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo hit four free throws over the final 14 seconds to repel a Cleveland rally Wednesday and lift Milwaukee to a 109-104 win over the Cavaliers.

NBA: New York 90, Milwaukee 83

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony scored consecutive baskets in a game-closing, 9-2 run Wednesday that brought New York a 90-83 victory over Milwaukee.

J.J. Redick goes from Milwaukee Bucks to LA Clippers in three-way deal

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Guard J.J. Redick was sent from the Milwaukee Bucks to the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday in a three-way trade also involving Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 93, Portland 77

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Caron Butler scored 22 points Tuesday and Blake Griffin added 16 in the Los Angeles Clippers' 93-77 win over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 126, Phoenix 101

LOS ANGELES, April 4 (UPI) -- DeAndre Jordan led six Los Angeles players into double figures Wednesday and the Clippers put on an offensive show in downing Phoenix 126-101.
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Caron Butler
Washington Wizards Caron Butler (3) dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half, at the Verizon Center in Washington on April 16, 2006. The Wizards defeated the Cavaliers 104-92, with Butler scoring 21 points. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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James Caron Butler, widely known as Caron Butler (born March 13, 1980), is an American professional basketball player, currently playing at small forward for the NBA's Dallas Mavericks.

Butler was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin, where he suffered through a rough childhood; he was a drug dealer at age 11 and arrested 15 times before the age of 15. Caron discovered his love for basketball while at the detention center. Butler played in AAU basketball in '98 and '99. After a brief career at Washington Park High School, he enrolled at Maine Central Institute where he was successful enough to receive a scholarship to play at UConn for coach Jim Calhoun for two years.

He lives in Centreville, Virginia with his wife, Andrea, and daughter, Mia. He has another daughter, Camary, and son, Caron Jr., who live in Racine. He has a habit of chewing on straws which he picked up back in AAU ball in '98 or '99. His straws of choice are from McDonald's.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Caron Butler."
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