• Jimmy Butler-less Heat outlast Celtics in Boston as Jayson Tatum goes down

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    BOSTON - Still angry over a blowout loss in Miami that cost them home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals, the Heat jumped to a 25-point, first-half lead over the Boston Celtics in Game 3. Then Bam Adebayo made sure it was enough - just barely - to give Miami a 2-1 lead in the...
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  • Bam Adebayo, Heat take Game 3 from Celtics

    1 month ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    Bam Adebayo had 16 points and three assists in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals combined.
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  • Heat beat Celtics, get good news on Butler after injury

    1 month ago - By Sportsnet

    BOSTON - Bam Adebayo scored 31 points with 10 rebounds for the Miami Heat , who blew a 25-point, first-half lead and lost Jimmy Butler to a knee injury but held on to beat the Boston Celtics 109-103 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night.
    Boston never led in the game, but erased almost all of the 62-37 deficit and came within one point, 93-92, with 2:40 to play on a 3-pointer from Jaylen Brown, who finished with 40 points.
    Max Strus answered with a 3 and then Adebayo bounced off defender Al Horford and made a basket at the shot clock buzzer to give Miami a six-point...
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  • Jimmy Butler Reportedly Won't Miss A Game In Celtics-Heat Series

    1 month ago - By NESN

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    BOSTON - Jimmy Butler was ruled out of Game 3 on Saturday due to a right knee inflammation, but the Miami Heat reportedly won't be without their superstar for too long.
    Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reported Butler's knee injury was not serious , and there's a “strong possibility” the Heat star won't miss a game in the Eastern Conference finals. Head coach Erik Spoelstra did not offer an immediate update and only said an MRI will not be needed.
    “He didn't have his normal explosive burst,” Spoelstra told reporters, per Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. “He's been able to...
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  • Jimmy Butler injury update: Why Heat star left in second half of Game 3 vs. Celtics

    Jimmy Butler injury update: Why Heat star left in second half of Game 3 vs. Celtics

    1 month ago - By Sporting News

    The Heat announced at halftime that Jimmy Butler would not play in the second half due to knee soreness.
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  • Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard suffers ankle injury in Game 3

    Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard suffers ankle injury in Game 3

    1 month ago - By Sporting News

    Smart went back to the locker room in the third quarter, before quickly returning to the game.
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  • Heat's Butler out in 2nd half of Game 3 with knee issue

    Heat's Butler out in 2nd half of Game 3 with knee issue

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  • Heat's Jimmy Butler leaves Game 3 vs. Celtics with knee inflammation

    1 month ago - By Sportsnet

    BOSTON - Heat guard Jimmy Butler will not play in the second half of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference finals matchup with Boston because of inflammation in his right knee.
    Miami made the announcement at the start of the second half. Butler also missed Game 5 of the Heat's first-round series with the Hawks because of the same injury.
    Butler played 20 minutes in the first half Saturday, scoring eight points on 3 of 8 shooting. He was coming off a team-high 29-point performance in Miami's Game 2 loss.
    The Heat led 62-47 at the half.
    Miami began Game 3 playing at full strength after getting...
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  • Jimmy Butler Won't Return to Heat vs. Celtics Game 3 Because of Knee Injury

    1 month ago - By Bleacher Report

    Miami Heat star forward Jimmy Butler suffered INJ
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  • Heat's Butler leaves Game 3 with knee injury

    1 month ago - By ESPN

    Miami Heat swingman Jimmy Butler left Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals because of right knee inflammation after scoring eight points in 20 minutes.
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  • Marcus Smart Injury: Celtics Star Exits Game 3 Vs. Heat

    1 month ago - By NESN

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    BOSTON - The Boston Celtics were dealt a third-quarter scare with veteran guard Marcus Smart exiting Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals with an apparent lower-body injury.
    Smart went to the ground hard during the third quarter with Boston trailing the Miami Heat by double figures. Smart, regarded for his toughness, needed to be helped off the floor and immediately went back to the locker room.
    This is a breaking news story and will be updated.
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  • Jimmy Butler Injury: Heat Star Out Game 3 Vs. Celtics

    1 month ago - By NESN

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    BOSTON - The Miami Heat were dealt a big blow in Game 3 as they are left without their superstar.
    Heat forward Jimmy Butler was ruled out Saturday due to a right knee inflammation. Victor Oladipo started the second half for the Miami superstar.
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  • Jimmy Butler Won't Return To Game 3 Due To Knee Inflammation

    1 month ago - By Hoops Rumors

    Heat forward Jimmy Butler didn't return to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals after halftime because of inflammation in his right knee, tweets Shams Charania of The Athletic.
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