The Miami Heat won their season opener against the Memphis Grizzlies without Jimmy Butler and it looks like they will have do so for two more games. That is because Butler became a father, as his girlfriend had a baby girl Wednesday night.
Head coach Eric Spoelstra has this to say at Heat practice on Friday:
“Jimmy is now a proud father, and he has a baby daughter. The rest I’ll let him give you the details. Everything has obviously been unbelievable news in the last 24 hours. We’re thrilled for him and really excited to add his daughter to our Heat family.”
Butler will not make the two-game road trip with the team.