Miami Heat Playoffs: Jimmy Butler Blasts Hawks For 45 To Go Up 2-0 In Series

The Miami Heat knew that Game 2 wouldn’t be like Game 1 of their opening rounds series against the Atlanta Hawks in the 2022

NBA Playoffs. Former Miami Heat player and TNT color commentator, Jim Jackson, alluded to it

When speaking about Coach Spoelstra’s thoughts on the game,

Spo would insinuate that Game 1 was a figment of the imagination as well.

The game was back and forth for much of it, with the Miami Heat getting out to a double-digit lead as the fourth quarter

Atlanta would climb back to within four or five points, but then, Jimmy Butler said “no!”.

Going on a personal seven-point run late in the game to propel his Heat back out to a comfortable lead,

it was that stretch that, not only, sealed the deal for his team in this Game 2 victory,

Jimmy Butler joins a list with only two other Miami Heat guys ever to go for 45 points,