Jimmy Butler signs with Li-Ning

Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler has signed a multiyear signature shoe deal with Chinese brand Li-Ning, according to Nick DePaula of ESPN. DePaula adds that Butler will become the face of the brand, which also has a lifetime deal with Butler’s friend and former teammate, Dwyane Wade. Specific monetary terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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Game 5 2020 NBA Finals Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Jimmy ButlerMIA @ LAL 35 12 11   Triple-double, 5 stl LeBron JamesLAL vs. MIA 40 13 7   6-9 3-pt Anthony DavisLAL vs. MIA 28 12 3   3 stl , 3 blk Duncan RobinsonMIA @ LAL 26 5 2   7-13 3-pt Kendrick NunnMIA @ LAL 14 4 3 K. Caldwell-PopeLAL vs. MIA 16 3 2 Bam AdebayoMIA @ LAL 13 4 4 Tyler HerroMIA @ LAL 12 1 3 Rajon RondoLAL vs. MIA 4 5 5   2 stl Danny GreenLAL vs. MIA 8 1…

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Lakers loss in game 3: Bump in the road or do we have a real series?

I have no rooting interest in the NBA Finals; all I want to see as many games of quality basketball in this series as possible. After watching the first two games of the 2020 NBA Finals, I thought I would be denied that , as the Lakers easily overwhelmed the Heat in the first two contests. While I fully expected to continue to compete, I did not have the expectation, as I did with Denver, that they were always on the verge of a comeback. It seemed that the Heat…

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Game 3 2020 NBA Finals Recap

Who Got It Done Jimmy G. Buckets was on full display in game 3. pt rb ast Jimmy ButlerMIA vs. LAL 40 11 13   Triple-double LeBron JamesLAL @ MIA 25 10 8   2 blk Kelly OlynykMIA vs. LAL 17 7 1   2 stl Markieff MorrisLAL @ MIA 19 6 2 Kyle KuzmaLAL @ MIA 19 3 0 Anthony DavisLAL @ MIA 15 5 3   2 stl Duncan RobinsonMIA vs. LAL 13 5 3   2 stl Tyler HerroMIA vs. LAL 17 3 2 Alex CarusoLAL @ MIA 8 1 2 Meyers…

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Jimmy Butler to miss game against Cavs due to personal reasons

Miami Heat All-Star Jimmy Butler will not be on the court when the Heat take on the Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday night. According to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel and other sources, Butler is missing the game due to personal reasons. On the season, which is proving to be an expectation exceeding one, Butler is averaging 20.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists.

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Jimmy Butler and Jordan Brand part ways

According to ESPN’s Nick DePaula, Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler and Jordan Brand agreed to a mutual parting of ways. The deal was set to end September 30 and Butler is “expected to now begin discussions with multiple brands toward negotiating a new multiyear endorsement deal” , possibly getting something done before the All-Star break in February. This will mark the third brand that the 2014-15 Most Improved Player will wear over the course of his career. After being taken 30th overall in the 2011 out of Marquette by the…

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Jimmy Butler out for Rockets game

According to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Miami Heat head coach Eric Spoelstra says that Jimmy Butler will miss the team’s tilt against the Houston Rockets Wednesday night. This will be the fourth missed game for Butler this season. He missed the first game of the season and two others when he had his first child. So far this season Butler is averaging 18.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game.

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Jimmy Butler to miss next two games

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…

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Goran Dragic not involved in Butler deal

In the sign and trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat in exchange for Josh Richardson , it was previously reported that point guard Goran Dragic was going to Dallas, but apparently that will not be the case. The New York Times’ Marc Stein reported that forwards Derrick Jones and Kelly Olynyck were the heat players that ended getting sent to Dallas. Stein added that it was initially headed to the Mavericks but Dallas decided not to go that route to retain financial flexibility for other roster moves…

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