A lot has been made out of Jimmy Butler and Grant Williams going face-to-face in the fourth quarter of Sport 2 between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. On the time, Boston was forward and using excessive after a 3 by Williams to present them a six-point lead. Butler got here down the ground on the following possession, scored towards Williams, acquired fouled, and the pair acquired into one another’s faces, which beget a monster run by Miami en path to a 111-105 win.
Williams battled towards Butler down the stretch, however the Warmth star saved taking him 1-on-1, and regardless of his greatest efforts, Williams couldn’t persistently forestall him from scoring. It’s a factor that simply occurs whenever you’re taking part in towards Butler, particularly when he’s cooking in a playoff recreation, however regardless, Butler appeared to get a complete lot of pleasure out of it. After the sport, cameras caught him screaming concerning the Celtics thought Williams was “the reply to the Jimmy Butler downside.”
After doing a postgame hit with TNT, Butler was as soon as once more caught screaming about Williams as he began to make his method into the locker room.
Butler had 27 factors on 12-for-25 taking pictures on the evening. With the win, the Warmth managed to win each video games in Boston to begin the sequence to go up, 2-0, as issues shift to Miami for Sport 3 on Sunday.