BIOGRAPHYButch Beard currently inactive. He was born on May 04, 1947. He is listed at 6' 3" and weighs 185 lbs. Beard went to high school and then Louisville. During his NBA career he also played 1 season with the Atlanta Hawks, and 2 seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and 1 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, and 2 seasons with the Golden State Warriors and 4 seasons with the New York Knicks.