Butler has surgery, out for the season

Mavericks forward Caron Butler underwent surgery today to repair a ruptured right patellar tendon. The surgery was performed by team physician Dr. T.O. Souryal at Texas Sports Medicine. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.

In 29 games this season, Butler averaged 15.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists and 29.9 minutes.

Butler tweeted: "Championship! Remember that fans that's what its about and we have what it take in that lockeroom to get it done, ill be 100 percent in no time, and I will be the biggest supporter on the sideline until healthy thanks for the support again I'm going in...."

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