Butler stars in LeBron's role

Originally Published: April 30, 2008
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

CLEVELAND -- He's an inch shorter and about 30 pounds lighter, and he likes to chew straws rather than fingernails during games, but Caron Butler sure looked like a perfect facsimile of LeBron James in the hot finish of Wednesday's playoff game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards.

The Wizards small forward, an All-Star at the position just like James, brought some balance to the mostly one-sided saga that is the Cavs vs. Wizards in carrying Washington to an 88-87 ...

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