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Jimmy Butler tallied 22 points (8-19 FG, 0-3 3PT, 6-7 FT), two rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and one turnover in Sunday's victory versus Boston.
Butler recorded another solid performance tonight, withstanding a fourth quarter rally by the Celtics to send the Heat to the NBA Finals. He's been very consistent these playoffs, but his toughest test awaits on Wednesday evening against LeBron James and the Lakers. This should be quite the battle.
Jimmy Butler played 36 minutes in a 121-108 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and scored 17 points (5-11 FG, 0-2 3PT, 7-8 FT) and added eight rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and one block.
Butler was passive offensively, putting up only 11 shot attempts for the second time in this series. Still, he was effective on the glass and distributed the ball well enough to be a top-5 performer in DFS on Friday, scoring 41.5 in Fanduel and 41.6 in Draftkings. With the series at 3-2, expect Butler to be in attack mode on Sunday as the Heat look to close out the Celtics in Game 6.
Jimmy Butler teased a double-double in 39 minutes, scoring 24 points (8-20 FG, 0-2 3PT, 8-9 FT) along with nine rebounds, three assists, one steal, one block, and one turnover in a 112-109 victory over the Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Butler was clutch down the stretch, hitting 3-4 free-throws with less than a minute to play and added a savvy late-game assist to Tyler Herro to close the game out Game 4. Butler continues to be a reliable source of production in DFS after scoring 43 points in Fanduel and Draftkings on Wednesday.
Jimmy Butler provided 17 points (6-13 FG, 0-1 3PT, 5-6 FT) eight rebounds, three assists and two blocks across 37 minutes in Saturday's 117-106 loss to the Celtics.
Butler continues to lead the Heat in minutes and provide solid production during the Easten Conference Finals. He is averaging 17.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 2.0 steals and 0.7 triples over three games. Butler is one of the main options on the Heat's offense and will look keep things rolling in Game 4 on Wednesday.
Jimmy Butler tallied 14 points (4-11 FG, 0-1 3PT, 6-6 FT) along with four rebounds, three assists, a game-high four steals, and one turnover across 36 minutes in a win over the Celtics.
Butler struggled to find his rhythm through the first three quarters but turned it up late, scoring six points in the final three minutes of the game. He continues to play with poise, control, and pace and often likes to get his teammates involved before looking for his shot. However, his defense and late-game shooting helped propel the Heat to a 2-0 lead over the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. Butler finished the evening as a top-5 performer in DFS, scoring 34.3 points in Fanduel and 31 points in Draftkings.