However, Batlers had a grin on his face as he raced down the field, almost oblivious to the rain. The Heat had a pretty good first half against Denver, losing by one point, but there were far fewer fights in the second half. The Heat threw 38 points in the third quarter and pulled back, winning with 125:10.
Butler scored 22 points and scored seven assists, while Bams Adebajo added exactly the same number of points, nine rebounds and six assists. The contribution of reserve striker Kelly Olinik should also be noted, accumulating 20 points. The Heat scored significantly more free throws in this match than their opponents (37 against 24), and Denver didn’t really do well with long shots – just eight hits with 35 attempts. In Denver, Nikola Jokičs was 19 + 7 + 6, and Jerami Grants also scored 19 points.
Jimmy Butler had to change his jersey from one with a blank nameplate to one that had his last name on the back before Saturday’s game.
He wanted the blank nameplate to show that he is “no different than anybody else of color.” https://t.co/Yrl758sfgR pic.twitter.com/o94Powyr4q
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