Jimmy Butler points to lack of teamwork in Heat loss vs Celtics: 'I got a bit selfish on the offensive end'

집사, WHO kept up with his playoff average, 득점 29 포인트 32 의사록, told reporters during his post-game presser on Thursday night that he believes the 127-102 loss came as a result of him being “이기적인.”

Jimmy Butler of the Heat looks on against the Boston Celtics during the Eastern Conference Finals at FTX Arena on May 19, 2022, 마이애미, 플로리다.

Jimmy Butler of the Heat looks on against the Boston Celtics during the Eastern Conference Finals at FTX Arena on May 19, 2022, 마이애미, 플로리다. (Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

I think I’ve got to do a better job of getting everybody else involved if I’m being brutally honest. I’ve got to find that fine medium, that fine line in between when to be aggressive and when to make sure that I can get guys open,” 그가 설명했다. “I’ve got to basically do Kyle’s (Lowry) job and make sure guys are in spots where they can be comfortable and be the most successful. That’s on me. I don’t think that’s on (Erik Spoelstra). I don’t think that’s on Bam (Adebayo). I think it’s my job.

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그는 계속했다: “I think I got a bit selfish on the offensive end and I’ve gotta look to use my teammates. They’ve been there for me all year long and I’ve gotta get back to that. Because whenever they’re scoring, whenever they’re aggressive, we’re a much better team.

The Heat's Jimmy Butler shoots against the Boston Celtics in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals at FTX Arena on May 19, 2022, 마이애미, 플로리다.

The Heat’s Jimmy Butler shoots against the Boston Celtics in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals at FTX Arena on May 19, 2022, 마이애미, 플로리다. (Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Butler has had three 40-point or more games in his last 10. He is averaging 29.8 포인트들, 7.7 리바운드, 5.4 어시스트, 과 2.3 steals in the playoffs on 53.5% 촬영. In Game 1, Butler finished with 41 points on 12-of-19 shooting. 그는 가졌다 17 points alone in the third quarter, outshooting Boston’s 14 포인트들.

But Thursday was a different story – one Butler won’t soon forget.

더 많은 스포츠 범위를 보려면 여기를 클릭하십시오. .

“내말은, 네, you do gotta move on. I don’t like to move on from this because it has to hurt,” 버틀러가 말했다. “They tried to embarrass us, they did embarrass us, so I think we gotta realize that. Use it as fuel, whatever you wanna say, but realize that the game can get out of hand whenever you’re playing against a really good team like them that can score the ball and get stops.

Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler of the Heat talk during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics on May 19, 2022 마이애미, 플로리다.

Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler of the Heat talk during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics on May 19, 2022 마이애미, 플로리다. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

그는 계속했다: “사무용 겉옷, we just have to be better. We’ve got a tough job to do to go over there and win. But if they did it, we can do it as well.

Boston will host Miami 게임 내 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday at 8:30 오후. E.T. The Celtics are now 4-0 in games played after a loss in the playoffs this season.

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