Butler was drafted with the 10th overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. Butler spent 15 seasons in the league, earned two All-Star Game appearances, and even lifted the Larry O’Brien Trophy with the Mavericks in 2011.
Butler earned over $85 million in his career. In 2015, Butler wrote a book chronicling his early struggles and how he turned his life around. These days Butler works for FS1 as an NBA analyst, after working for ESPN on their NBA and college basketball coverage.