For Immediate Release
CARON BUTLER INJURY UPDATE
4/30/12


Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler suffered a fractured fifth metacarpal in his left hand with 2:38 remaining in the third quarter of last night’s 99-98 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in game one of their first round playoff series. Butler underwent an x-ray at the arena during the game which confirmed the injury.

Butler, who scored 12 points in 23 minutes played in game one, is expected to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks.