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Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 at 3:15 pm  |  30 responses

Caron Butler: Done for the Season

Even though it was expected, this is still quite terrible news for Caron and his squad. Via Mavs PR: “Caron Butler is out for season, per Mavs per staff. He had surgery to repair ruptured patellar tendon today.”

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  • bambe

    sad day for Mavericks fans. GO mavs.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Eboy

    Damn Caron.

  • http://slamonline.com Bryan Crawford

    Not-So-Tough Juice…
    Get well soon, CB.

  • http://www.laumol.nl/weblog Laumol

    Cue The Matrix and go Mavs

  • http://www.twitter.com/TheDiesel Anton

    Duncan quietly nods at these developments.

  • http://www.need4sheed.com Tarzan Cooper

    Damn damn damn, like florida… …… … Crawford, this isnt about him being tough or not, hes seriously injured. No one could play thru this injury

  • ErnieD

    Former UConn Huskie still has plenty of game left in him. Get well soon CB.

  • Redirkulous Kidd

    Sad, sad, day for us mav fans…get well soon Caron.

  • http://slamonline.com Bryan Crawford

    It was a play on words, Tarzan.
    Are you always this sensitive? This is two days in a row now.

  • http://www.redraidersports.com Nicolas Fleming

    It’s because he couldn’t chew his straws. What a travesty.

  • Bruno

    there goes the mavs chances of beating LA in the playoffs

  • http://thekobebeef.wordpress.com LDR4

    This is a huge blow for the Mavs. Hopefully other guys will step up.

  • http://www.need4sheed.com Tarzan Cooper

    I know it was a play on words, but it was funny. Dude is out for the season………. ….. If he was sitting out for mild tendonitis like john wall, id clown him for not living up to his nickname

  • burnt_chicken

    this sucks for the mavs but at least they have some depth at the 3, and can go to a tiny but offensively potent 3 guard lineup–with JET playing the role of Microwave 2.0. I still think they can be a force in the West

  • http://www.slamonline.com/ niQ

    @Nicolas. Or not drinking anymore Mountain Dew… lol

  • http://www.twitter.com/AllBall247 AllBall247

    As 4real as the Mavs were looking, this opens the door for the Lakers to get the number 2 seed.

  • http://slamonline.com Allenp

    Down go the Mavs!
    Without Butler, I don’t think they have enough scoring alongside the big German. This makes me sad.

  • letsmotor

    sad.

  • letsmotor

    sad.

  • http://www.slamonline.com melvin ely

    somebody check up on Darksaber

  • MikeC.

    Surgery two days after the injury? Someone give Bynum a call and let him know that players are allowed to get surgery and start rehab right away instead of enjoying their vacation before starting rehab.

  • http://slamonline.com tealish

    This sucks hard. I wanted to see how they’d do this year. They actually looked legit. No Juice, it’s too much even for Dirk to shoulder.

  • ezra

    The Mavs should try and trade for T-mac, he has prooved recently that he can still ball. Check his stats in his last 6, hes been getting minutes cuz of Stuckeys injuries and playing very well.

  • http://www.twitter.com/HurstySYD Hursty

    Nooooo!

  • http://slamonline.com Ugh

    Meanwhile, Cuban calls PJ “Jeanie Buss’ boy-toy” for saying the Mavs will miss Caron. Cuban is a complete d1ck.

  • http://www.fiba.com Darksaber

    @ melvin ely: well played, exceptional. I just got paddle shocked outta my coma. Two things though:
    -Mavs just won playing people who were labeled as scrubs (souljaboy, the cardinal), and Dirk’s due back soon, sooo i like the team’s mindset this season. A lot.
    - Caron’s tweets so soon after a bad injury and surgery are so upbeat. Good positive guy, that one.
    Oh and: HEAL RODDY!

  • mIG

    i hate the mavs so much im glad he got hurt. i want dirk to break his legs and jason kidd to die hahah go nuggets

  • readin at work

    i should be mad at mIG for wishing harm on others, especially Dirk, but i’m a big nuggets fan too, so i’ll pretend i didn’t hear it.

  • deshawn33

    damn! mavs gotta make a deal now-with the way the west is shaping up,roster minus caron is not gonna get it done,plus window of opportunity with dirk and jkidd is closing..it´s pretty much now or never..how bout gettin´josh howard back?or getting one of the 11 shooting guards off of the pistons roster?gordon?MAKE STH HAPPEN,cubes!!

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