And Caron Butler Doesn’t Even Own a Skateboard

The name of Caron Butler’s new blog at NBA.com is called THE REAL JUICE. He came up with the name after breaking an addiction that had seemingly taken over his life:

Caron Butler Addicted to Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew.

To try and give this up was CRAZY for me! I was going through withdrawals. I was in the bed sweating. My wife would turn over in the bed and ask “Are you OK?”. Honestly, those first two weeks without The Dew was the roughest two weeks of my life. I’m talking headaches, sweats and everything. Before that I drank at least six 12 ounce Mountain Dews a day.

So why did Butler give it up in the first place?

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