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Caron Butler key to Clippers' success

The utility forward is happy to be the glue between L.A.'s superstars

Updated: January 11, 2012, 9:44 AM ET
By Pedro Moura | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Before Chris Paul was even a Los Angeles Clipper -- before the terms of the trade to send him to L.A. from New Orleans were even consummated, back when he could've still become an L.A. Laker -- the seven-year NBA veteran spoke at length by phone with the Clippers' general manager, Neil Olshey.

The two men didn't get into a ton of particulars in their conversation. After all, Paul wasn't a free agent; he was a trade target. The purpose of the talk, from the Clippers' perspective, ...

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