Sources: Butler-to-Bucks deal close

Updated: August 29, 2013, 1:19 AM ET
By By Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne | ESPN.com

The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns are in advanced discussions on a trade that would send Wisconsin native Caron Butler to his home-state team, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.

Trade specifics are "still in the works," according to one source, but another source said Butler already has been informed that he's Milwaukee-bound.

A tweet from Butler on Wednesday night suggested as much:

Much respect for the organization of the Phx Suns#staytuned

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