Entries Tagged as 'Caron Butler'

Caron Butler trade gives Suns more options

August 30th, 2013 · 22 Comments

During the last few years of the Nash era, the Suns dipped their toes into the rebuilding waters while maintaining the core of a team fighting for the playoffs. After dealing Caron Butler to Milwaukee in a cost-cutting deal, the Suns cannon-balled into the rebuilding deep end (if they weren’t already there after trading Luis […]

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Tags: Caron Butler · Milwaukee Bucks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades

Notes: Caron Butler trade is official, Suns ink Alex Len

August 29th, 2013 · 19 Comments

In the dead of August, the Phoenix Suns are still making roster shuffles. This sure isn’t their last before the 2013-14 season tips off. The trade sending Caron Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks for Slava Kravtsov and Ish Smith went official on Thursday, and general manager Ryan McDonough’s statement in the team’s press release alluded […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Caron Butler · Diante Garrett · Milwaukee Bucks · Trades

Caron Butler trade reportedly in works between Suns, Bucks

August 28th, 2013 · 40 Comments

Caron Butler’s only contribution to the Phoenix Suns very well could have come in a summer fashion show. Two weeks after donning the new Suns uniforms during their debut at Scottsdale Fashion Square, the forward acquired with Eric Bledsoe in the deal that sent Jared Dudley to the Los Angeles Clippers could be on his […]

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Tags: Caron Butler · Milwaukee Bucks · Phoenix Suns · Trades

Making the case for building up veterans’ trade value

August 25th, 2013 · 44 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following column is the second in a two-part series in which the VotS staff debates the ideal course of action for the Suns’ upcoming season. Saturday, Ryan Weisert argued that the Suns must make the development of their young players their top priority right from the outset. Sunday, Dave Dulberg makes the […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Archie Goodwin · Caron Butler · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough

Making the case for youth development

August 24th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following column is the first in a two-part series in which the VotS staff will debate the ideal course of action for the Suns’ upcoming season. Today, Ryan Weisert argues that the Suns must make the development of their young players their top priority right from the outset. Tomorrow, Dave Dulberg will […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Archie Goodwin · Caron Butler · Eric Bledsoe · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns

Suns have a ‘big brother’ in newly acquired Caron Butler

July 12th, 2013 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Caron Butler played the part of the savvy 11-year veteran to perfection Thursday at his introductory press conference. The new Phoenix Suns small forward, who was officially acquired in a three-team trade with the Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks, wore the right clothes (orange shirt and orange tie), said the right things […]

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Tags: Caron Butler · Eric Bledsoe · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Ryan McDonough