Report: Heat, Thunder favorites to land Butler

Miami considering return of Caron Butler

By David Lang - Executive Producer
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MIAMI - There could be a Heat homecoming for Caron Butler.

According to a report by Yahoo! Sports, Butler is expected to clear waivers with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Butler would be a free agent.

The Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder are the frontrunners for Butler.

Butler was originally drafted by Miami and is close friends with Dwyane Wade.

Butler, 33, averaged 11 points in 34 games for Milwaukee.

Over his career, Butler averages 15.3 points per game.

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