In July, the
Butler was eventually bought out by the Bucks, and he signed as a free agent with the
Butler played a big role for the Thunder in the fourth quarter Friday night, when Oklahoma City rallied to defeat the Clippers, 118-112, to take a two-games-to-one lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.
"Caron hit a couple [of] big shots there down the stretch," Clippers guard
Butler scored nine points in the fourth quarter, making three of four shots from behind the three-point line. He finished with 14 points in 22 1/2 minutes off the bench.
"Caron was doing a great job of spacing,"
Butler has played for seven NBA teams, including one season with the Lakers in 2004-05 and two for the Clippers, with whom he signed in 2011 and averaged 11.1 points in 141 games.
Through 10 postseason games with Oklahoma City, Butler has averaged 7.5 points while shooting 41% (16 for 39) from three-point range.