Jimmy Butler Trolls Grant Williams, Al Horford in Celtics-Heat – NBC Los Angeles
Jimmy Butler ruthlessly trolls Grant Williams, Horford in lopsided Game 3 initially appeared on NBC Sports Boston
Jimmy Butler does not let something go.
The Miami Heat star bought into it with Grant Williams in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals after the Boston Celtics ahead began speaking trash to him after a made 3-pointer within the second half.
Butler responded by scoring 4 buckets on Williams down the stretch to seal Miami’s 111-105 victory — and he carried that very same mindset into Sunday’s Game 3 in Miami.
After hitting a troublesome financial institution shot over Williams late within the second half whereas drawing the foul, Butler celebrated by pointing straight in Williams’ path.
For his half, Williams deserved credit score for at the least exhibiting somewhat battle towards Butler and the Heat in Boston’s Game 2 loss. But he clearly lit a fireplace in Miami’s All-Star, who admitted Williams’ trash speak motivated him to boost his recreation.
“He hit a giant shot, began speaking to me. I like that,” Butler stated after Game 2. “I’m all for that. It makes me key in much more. It pushes that may that I’ve to win much more. It makes me smile. It does.”
Butler was in a trolling temper Sunday, additionally mocking Al Horford’s timeout celebration from Game 1 after Gabe Vincent hit a 3-pointer that gave the Heat a 23-point lead.
The Celtics wanted a win in Miami to keep away from falling right into a 3-0 sequence gap, however as an alternative, it was Butler and the Heat setting the tone — and rubbing it in Boston’s face within the course of.