Jimmy Butler helps Heat in the game 3
The Miami Heat win game 3 of the NBA Finals thanks to Jimmy Butler. Thorough out the season, the butler has spoken about the significance of giving and sharing the ball with his teammates.
Jimmy Buckets is sitting with elite company 👏
Only four other players in NBA history have posted the numbers he did tonight. pic.twitter.com/9jNcl9LlD9
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) October 5, 2020
Butler on Sunday night, took it upon himself to save the Heat and keep them alive in the NBA Finals. Butler scored 40 points, 13 assists, and 11 rebounds in the 115-104 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers lead 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.
“We won,” Butler announced after the game. “I could care less about triple-double. We play this game to win. I’m glad my teammates got a lot of trust and faith in me to go out there and hoop like that. But like I always say, if you guarantee me a win, I could care less.”
Heat prevent going 3-0
The feat enabled the Heat to prevent a 3-0 deficit. Butler’s epic achievement came with the Heat playing without Goran Dragic and Bam Adebayo. Game 3 was yet again the second straight game Butler played 44 minutes.
The rookie came up big for Miami
Tyler Herro helped the heat in the fourth, scoring a crucial 17 points in the Heat’s 115-104 victory Sunday. Herro is 20 years old and is the youngest player to start in the Finals. He has achieved double-figures in every postseason game, including a career-high 37 points against the Boston Celtics in Game 5.
Game 4 is Tuesday in Orlando. look for the lakers to come out storming to gain control. Heat should have Adebayo back. Miami looks to tie the series 2-2.