Carmelo Anthony With Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic out for Game 3 against the Lakers, the Heat needed a superstar effort from Jimmy Butler in order to avoid falling into a 3-0 hole. That's exactly what he gave them.
Butler totaled 40 points, 13 assists, 11 rebounds, two steals and two blocks Sunday night, leading Miami to a 115-104 win. Butler basically matched the combined nba jerseys for men stephen curry numbers of Los Angeles stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis (40 points, 15 rebounds, 11 assists) and clearly established himself as the best player on the floor.
"I think we realized that we belong, that they can be beat, as long as we do what we're supposed to do," Butler told ESPN's Rachel Nichols. "Coming in next game, I know they're going to be so much better, and we've got to be able to match that energy."
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(All times Eastern)
Final: Heat 115, Lakers 104
10:10 p.m. — Wow. Jimmy Butler, man. He goes for 40 points, 13 assists, 11 rebounds, two steals and two blocks in the Heat's 115-104 victory. We've got a series.
10 p.m. — JIMMY AIN'T READY TO LEAVE THE BUBBLE YET.
9:55 p.m. — Jimmy Butler is dropping dimes. He's got four assists in the fourth quarter, and the Heat are clinging to a six-point lead.
9:40 p.m. — And . . . it's gone. The Lakers open the final frame with an 11-4 run and are now ahead by two points with less than nine minutes to go.
End of third quarter: Heat 85, Lakers 80
9:30 p.m. — A terrific touch pass from And 2020-21 NBA City Jerseys re Iguodala to Kelly Olynyk, and the Heat lead is up to 11.
9:15 p.m. — That is one smooth jumper.
Halftime: Heat 58, Lakers 54
8:45 p.m. — What a stellar effort so far from Jimmy Butler, who has 19 points (8-of-12 shooting), six assists, six rebounds and two steals in 22 minutes. He has set the tone for the Heat at both end stephen curry jersey youth boys 10-12 s of the floor.
8:30 p.m. — The Rondo-to-Davis connection: Still strong.
8:20 p.m. — Good save, AD.
End of first quarter: Heat 26, Lakers 23
8:10 p.m. — Despite a brutal start, the Lakers find themselves down by just three points. Jimmy Butler (eight points, three assists, two steals) power warriors jersey dress ed the Heat to an early lead.
7:55 p.m. — It's going to be hard for the Lakers to win this game if they keep turning the ball over at this rate. Los Angeles is up to nine turnovers already, and the first quarter isn't over yet.
7:40 p.m. — No changes to the Lakers' starting five. Hey, it has worked well so far.
7:25 p.m. — With Goran Dragic and Bam Adebayo out, the Heat are once again starting Tyler Herro and Meyers Leonard.
7:10 p.m. — The calm before the storm . . .
NBA Finals schedule 2020
(All times Eastern)
|Sept. 30||Game 1||9 p.m.||ABC|
|Oct. 2||Game 2||9 p.m.||ABC|
|Oct. 4||Game 3||7:30 p.m.||ABC|
|Oct. 6||Game 4||9 p.m.||ABC|
|Oct. 9||Game 5*||9 p.m.||ABC|
|Oct. 11||Game 6*||7:30 p.m.||ABC|
|Oct. 13||Game 7*||9 p.m.||ABC|
* If necessary