MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- The Bucks have requested waivers on Caron Butler. The 33-year-old forward started 13 games in his lone season in Milwaukee.
Butler's homecoming didn't quite pan out as expected. He averaged 11 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists. The Racine native still expressed gratitude in a team statement for a chance to play for his hometown team.
"It's been a dream come true to wear the Milwaukee uniform which so many of my idols growing up wore. I'd like to thank Sen. Herb Kohl, John Hammond and Larry Drew for the opportunity to live out my dream of playing for the Bucks. The entire organization has treated me and my family in a first-class manner that we will never forget. I would be remiss if I didn't also thank the great fans of Milwaukee, Racine and the entire state of Wisconsin for always standing with us during a challenging season. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart."
The Bucks acquired Butler in a trade with Phoenix on Aug. 29.