Jimmy Butler intends to play despite his sore knee
Jimmy Butler He is one of those players who does not give up before the important moments for his team and for Miami Heat It is necessary to have him in the fourth match of the series against Celtics This Monday.
The veteran striker has an infection in his right knee but plans to play in Monday’s game against the Celtics, according to Chris Hines of Yahoo Sports.
Butler, officially listed as questionable in Game Four, missed the second half of Saturday’s 109-103 Game Three win due to a swollen knee.
According to the report, Butler has struggled with problems with his right knee all this season. If he is limited or unable to play, Victor Oladipo will take his place as a starter.
The 32-year-old Butler is looking for his first NBA title and has a chance to do so with Miami, after his stellar career in the best basketball in the world.
He has appeared in six All-Star Game games, five times has been on the defensive team of the season, has four All-NBA Team picks and was the Stealth Champion in 2021-2022.