The Caron Butler Story: From Drug Dealer to NBA Champion

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| March 13th, 2018 | 18,114 Views

Former NBA All-Star and NBA champion Caron Butler takes VICE Sports on a tour of his childhood hometown of Wisconsin and talks about how he rebounded from his life as a drug dealer to become a first-round NBA draft pick.

The author of Tuff Juice: My Journey From The Streets Of The NBA (which is being made into a movie, produced by Mark Wahlberg) also remembers balling against Tony Romo in high school, making Whoppers at Burger King and racing home to avoid violating his probation.

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