Sad news from the NBA today as long time veteran, Rasual Butler, and his wife, Leah LaBelle, died in a car crash in Los Angeles earlier this morning.
Rasual played for nine NBA teams in his fifteen year NBA career, and many across the NBA have taken to Twitter to express their condolences.
We join the NBA family in mourning the tragic loss of Rasual Butler and his wife Leah. He played 2 seasons with the Hornets when they were in OKC and a portion of the 2013 season with our Tulsa 66ers. Our hearts go out to all who knew and loved him.
Damn this one hurts! RIP Rasual Butler & his wife Leah. Sounds so cliche, but Rasual was really one of the good ones!!
Our entire organization is deeply saddened after learning of the death of former Pacers player Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle. Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and many friends of Rasual and Leah. They will be missed.
We will keep you updated as more information is released. Our condolences to the entire Butler and LaBelle family.