Rasual Butler

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Rasual Butler
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Butler in 2009
Personal information
Born(1979-05-23)May 23, 1979
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 31, 2018(2018-01-31) (aged 38)
Studio City, California
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolRoman Catholic
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
CollegeLa Salle (1998–2002)
NBA draft2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 53rd overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career2002–2016
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Number45, 8, 18, 12
Career history
20022005Miami Heat
20052009New Orleans / Charlotte Hornets
20092011Los Angeles Clippers
2011Chicago Bulls
2011–2012Toronto Raptors
2012–2013Tulsa 66ers
2013–2014Indiana Pacers
2014–2015Washington Wizards
2015–2016San Antonio Spurs
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Rasual Butler (May 23, 1979 – January 31, 2018) was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Miami Heat, New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

On January 31, 2018, Butler and his girlfriend Leah LaBelle were both killed in a car accident in Los Angeles, California.[1] He was 38 years old.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bloom, Tracy (January 31, 2018). "Ex-L.A. Clippers Player Rasual Butler, Wife Killed in Violent, High-Speed Crash in Studio City". KTLA. Retrieved January 31, 2018.

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