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Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 10:20 am  |  7 responses

Video: Caron Butler Gets Title Ring from Dallas Mavericks


It was an emotional affair for Caron Butler and his former teammates in Dallas last night prior to the Mavericks’ victory over the LA Clippers. From the Star-Telegram: “I was very emotional,’ Butler said. ‘I didn’t think I was going to be as emotional. Having Mark Cuban, Rick Carlisle, the whole standing ovation, it was just … unbelievable. It was a great feleing. I almost cried. I had to put my head down a couple of times to try to gather myself.’ Butler hit three three-pointers in the first period and wound up scoring a season-high 23 points — on 7-of-18 shooting — and grabbing eight rebounds. And he almost became the hero. However, with a chance to put the Clippers up by one point, Butler missed a three-point field goal with 4.5 seconds left. The Mavs went on to win, 96-92.”

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  • slamfan4life

    well deserved…

  • fruizm

    Caron Butler is a beast when he’s 100% healthy.

  • shutup

    Caron looks like a beast, I would look him him his eyes and say that to him, but my mom said if I keep crossing my eyes like that theyre gonna stay that way.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85Bl3GRdULQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player 1982

    I really enjoyed seeing this last night. A part of me wondered if this made him miss the three to win the game.

  • http://www.slamonline.com the_unknown

    as a competitor it must feel a little awkward accepting a ring that you really didn’t earn.

  • http://idunkonthem.blogspot.com albie1kenobi

    hmm… he didn’t play the last 5 months of the season… i’m not sure if he contributes as much as the equipment manager for the title run.
    and i actually like Caron, I just don’t think he had anything to do with the mavs winning it all.

  • http://www.fiba.com Darksaber

    Nice moment, classy move by the team.
    Couldnt contribute ON the court but was by all reports the consumate professional off hit.
    He was on the roster, played well the season before the championship, he deserves his ring.

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