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The longtime NBA veteran has built a reputation on his consistency, defensive presence and ability to knock down shots, particularly along the perimeter. For his career, Butler is averaging 15.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, while so far this year for the Thunder he has scored 10 points per game while shooting 44 percent from three-point range. Butler’s toughness, hard-nosed defense, resiliency and highly regarded professionalism will only enhance the Thunder’s depth and bring additional versatility to the roster. With the ability to guard shooting guards, small forwards and some power forwards, Butler complements the current group in place, providing some additional knowledge and big-game experience into the fold. Regardless of how much Butler plays, his skill set and locker room presence will be assets to the Thunder down the line.

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