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When Caron Butler Became A Man At UConn


By Jeff Jacobs, Hartford Courant STORRS — He hadn't expected to see his old coach on this cold, cold February night. He had heard that Jim Calhoun, the one who took a chance on him all those years ago, might not be able to make it.

My UConn Family


The block was buzzing. Everyone wanted to get a glimpse of the visitor coming to town. Cars were screeching up and down the street outside the Douglas Community Center, the rundown neighborhood gym in my Wisconsin hometown.

Sacramento’s Caron Butler calls his friendship with Kobe Bryant “special”


By Mark Medina, LA Daily News Kobe Bryant walked swiftly out of the Lakers’ locker room before stopping suddenly. Sacramento Kings forward Caron Butler stood there, the man Bryant moments earlier had described glowingly as “my brother.”

LA Times Interview


Kobe Bryant is in his 20th season with the Lakers, but through the years he's been selective about who he forms close relationship with.