Rasual Butler

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Birthday
23, 1979
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jan 31, 2018 (38)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1979
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jan 31, 2018 (38)

About

Shooting guard who made his NBA debut in 2002 for the Miami Heat. After three years in Miami, he played for the New Orleans Hornets from 2005 to 2009. In 2015, he joined the San Antonio Spurs. He also briefly played for the Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards.

Before Fame

He attended La Salle University, where he became the school's sixth basketball player to eclipse 2,000 career points.

Trivia

In 2005, he was traded from the Heat to the New Orleans Hornets, as part of the largest trade in NBA history.

Family Life

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Leah LaBelle tragically died in a car accident in January 2018. 

Associated With

He appeared on the reality show Khloe and Lamar, due to his friendship with fellow NBA player Lamar Odom.