Criminal past to courtside: The amazing story behind OKC’s Caron Butler that you never knew
OKLAHOMA CITY – As the Oklahoma City Thunder prepares to take on the Clippers, one NBA veteran is taking a look back at where he came from as his team moves forward in the NBA Playoffs.
Caron Butler became a member of the team this year but has been a part of the NBA since 2002.
Recently, Fox Sports Live did a special report on Butler’s past and his history with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Butler talks about being a drug dealer and paperboy before being sent to a juvenile center.
He was arrested 15 times before he was 15-year-old.
After being released from custody, he turned his life around and got a job at a Burger King.
However, it was all in jeopardy as police raided his home and had him in handcuffs.
Years later, he was reunited with the man who allowed him to stay on track and become the star he is today.