Heat For Butler

West Virginia's Da'Sean Butler has signed a contract with the Miami Heat, which selected him in the second round of the NBA draft.

Da'Sean Butler, who was picked in the #42 slot, is still working to rehabilitate the knee which he injured in the Final Four. He had a second surgery over the summer to clean up some nagging problems. His timetable for a return to action is unclear at this point, but the Heat have shown confidence in signing him to a contract.

Butler is West Virginia's third all-time leading scorer, totaling 2,095 points over a stellar four-year career.

He played in 146 games and started 110, averaging 14.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.06 steals while shooting 44.8 percent from the field, 35.3 percent from three-point range and 73.3 percent from the foul line. He finished his collegiate career as the winningest player in school history having totaled 107 wins.

Butler also ranks among the school's all-time leaders in double-figure scoring games (1st, 108), field goals made (3rd, 741), three-point field goals made (4th, 205), free throws made (5th, 408), rebounds (11th, 800) and steals (12th, 154).


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