Miami Heat shooting guard Jimmy Butler developed a masterful performance on Tuesday night in his team's victory against Boston Celtics (118-107). At 32 years old, he reached 5 games with more than 40 points with the team from southeast Florida.
In addition, Butler joined LeBron James as the only players with 40+ points, 5+ rebounds, 5+ assists, 4+ steals and 3+ blocks in a playoff game. In the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals, the 2,01 meter Texan signed, 41 PTS, 9 REB, 5 AST, 4 STL, 3 BLK.
PJ Tucke, one of Butler's teammates praised him after the game, "He's a professional, he really is... He does everything he has to do to be a great player, I see him every day... so when you see him come out and have games like the ones you are having… . it makes sense." he concluded it.
"I think it's a blessing to play basketball at the highest level... I enjoy going into battle with the guys I have" these were Butler's words after the game against the Celtics.
The Miami coach also took a few words to talk about Jimmy: "He is competing to win ... and he does it as well as anyone in this league."
Game XNUMX of this best-of-seven series will take place this Thursday at the FTX Arena.