(Video) NBA: Caron Butler’s Biopic Is Like “The Wire” And Produced By Mark Wahlberg

Former Sacramento King and home-town philanthropist, Caron Butler is having his life played out on the big screen and what better way than with veteran actor and producer, Mark Wahlberg who is also a bad boy turned good?

(Video) NBA: Caron Butler’s Son Drops 41pts & Already Has D1 Recruiters at 15 Years Old!

I’ve posted LeBron James’ sons LeBron Jr. and Bryce Maximus and Dwyane Wade’s son Zaire Wade and Shaquille O’Neal’s son Shareef.  Now we have Caron Butler’s son and he’s killing it too.

NBA: Caron Butler’s Childhood Dream Was to be a Drug Dealing Kingpin, Basketball Was a Hobby

Many major media publications might be shocked by this declaration but for those of us familiar with the “hood” this is no surprise at all.  Caron Butler grew up dealing drugs, and despite his tall frame and basketball skills, his dream was to be a drug kingpin.

NBA: Kobe Bryant Names the 4 Teammates He Really Liked & Got Along With in His 20 Year Career

Kobe Bryant isn’t exactly buddy buddy with anyone in the league, not even his teammates.  Bryant has admitted that he’s not big on friendships but there are a couple of people in the league that he gravitates towards and considers like-minded to himself.  He addressed those people in the foreword to Caron Butler‘s autobiography, “Tuff Juice: My Journey from the Streets to the NBA.

NBA: Gilbert Arenas Respects Caron Butler, But Says His Version Of The Locker Room Gun Incident Is False

Caron Butler has a book that is now available called “Tuff Juice: My Journey from the Streets to the NBA”. From all accounts it is a great read and Butler’s life can be an inspiration for other young kids trying to find their way. Earlier this week, IFWT published an excerpt from the book, focusing on Butler’s version of events when he was with the Wizards when teammates Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton pulled guns on each other in the now infamous locker room incident. Butler’s version was pretty intense but Arenas is calling B.S. on it.

NBA: Caron Butler Gives Inside Account of Gilbert Arenas-Javaris Crittenton Gun Incident

Caron Butler wrote an autobiography “Tuff Juice: My Journey from the Streets to the NBA” (which I highly suggest you read), detailing his life, going from drug dealing, juvie and violence to being in the NBA.  He also included his time with the Washington Wizards and gave a first-hand account of the infamous gun incident with Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton that tore the franchise apart.

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