Jimmy Butler is having a terrific 2023 NBA Playoffs, dominating every rival round after round.
The Miami Heat superstar has rejected the notion, but everything changes for him when the postseason arrives, and everybody knows that.
Butler has been, once again, on a tear, leading his team to the Eastern Conference Finals, where they’ve already won two games against the Boston Celtics.
This is already impressive since the Heat made it to the playoffs as the No. 8 seed in the East. Moreover, Butler’s numbers confirm that he’s leaving everything on the court.
The only players in NBA history to average
in a playoff run. pic.twitter.com/ZW3knNcTG8
— StatMuse (@statmuse) May 20, 2023
This run has been nothing but magical for Butler, who has assumed the leadership role on this team and hasn’t stopped balling no matter who is in front of him.
It all started with the Milwaukee Bucks, who succumbed to Butler in five games. The New York Knicks couldn’t do much more, losing the series in six matches and now the Celtics were unable to win at home against the Heat.
It’s been quite a journey for Butler, and he’s still going.
The player has made it clear his team is playing to get the biggest prize, and they don’t care about the external noise.
"We don't care if you pick us to win."
Jimmy Butler always had confidence that the Heat could make a deep postseason run 🔥 pic.twitter.com/E150N8UUW0
— NBA TV (@NBATV) May 18, 2023
Butler knows it’s the Heat against the world, and all the players on the team are playing with a chip on their shoulders to prove doubters wrong.
The Heat are still overlooked by a lot of people, but they are confident in their abilities and as long as Butler is healthy, Miami will stand a chance against anybody.NEXT: Jimmy Butler Had A Message For Celtics Coach Joe Mazzulla