“I wanted to come back and show the guys what I meant by my words and with my actions. I’m showing them I got y'all backs.”
Most Miami Heat players and coaches may have been ready to move on after Thursday’s 25-point home loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. But Heat star Jimmy Butler wasn’t ready to turn his attention to Game 3 quite yet.
As Marcus Smart’s stepback three-pointer dropped through the net, the Boston Celtics guard hopped onto the Miami Heat’s logo and unleashed a roar. His Kelly Green-tinted locks wobbled back and forth with all the kinetic energy his presence promised to insert into the Eastern Conference finals.