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'Zero' chance Caron Butler plays vs. L.A.

Updated: April 29, 2011, 7:54 PM ET
ESPNDallas.com

There is "zero" chance that Dallas Mavericks small forward Caron Butler sees action in the Western Conference semifinals against the Los Angeles Lakers, coach Rick Carlisle said Friday.

"He is not going to play in this series," Carlisle told 103.3 FM ESPN's Galloway and Company, adding that Butler has yet to be cleared by a doctor.

Butler suffered a ruptured right patellar tendon Jan. 1, an injury that had to be surgically repaired. The Mavericks originally announced ...

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