The Story of Caron Butler

Published on March 14th, 2014 by Astramskas, David | 4,395 views

Caron Butler’s story should be one of those “what if” stories about a wasted talent that threw away his basketball career because of off the court problems. ¬†Ironically for Butler, the boy who was arrested 15 times by the time he was 15, didn’t discover basketball until he was in a detention center.

Where most other similar stories involve the player getting caught in a cycle of trouble that prevents them from taking advantage of their basketball talents, Butler’s story took him to college then the NBA lottery to a NBA championship and now the Thunder where his inspirational story is still being written.






About the Author

David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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