1993 / Undrafted
6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
| 210 lb (95 kg)|
| December 15, 1970 (age 45)
Los Angeles, California (1970-12-15) |
Oakwood (Los Angeles, California)
University of California, Los Angeles
Mitchell Butler Wikipedia
Mitchell Leon Butler (born December 15, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player most notable for playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1993 to 2004. He is currently a sports agent
The 6' 5" (1.96 m) shooting guard signed undrafted with the Washington Bullets in 1993 after a collegiate career at UCLA in which he played in more career games than any other Bruin and swiped the 7th most steals in UCLA history. After three seasons in Washington, Butler was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers along with Rasheed Wallace in exchange for Rod Strickland and Harvey Grant. Following his stint playing for the Blazers, he signed as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Following the 1999 season, Butler did not play in the NBA for 2 years. In 2001–02, Butler signed with the Trail Blazers, marking his second tour of duty with the franchise. Mitchell's last year playing in the NBA was in the 2003–04 season, when he once again played for the D.C. franchise, now renamed the Washington Wizards. Butler played in a total of 362 NBA games with 33 starts. He owns career averages of 5.2 points, 2 rebounds, and 1 assist.
Butler appeared in the 1994 movie Blue Chips.
Butler worked as NBA sports agent with Lagardère Unlimited before joining Rival Sports Group as president of basketball.