Heat get special visit from soccer Megastar Neymar Jr. ahead of NBA Finals game 3

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat recently had soccer phenom Neymar Jr. join him for a workout session  ahead of the NBA finals game 3. Butler smiled as he took unhurried shots from the corner while the two companions fired around informally. Neymar Jr. demonstrated his abilities by confidently sinking a jumper from the elbow.

Neymar Jr. has displayed interest in basketball. Neymar Jr. and Steph Curry have previously communicated, and their close friendship began during the 2016 Summer Olympics. The soccer sensation even congratulated Butler on Twitter after Butler was named the ECF MVP.

Neymar Jr. shows up at Heat practice ahead of NBA Finals game 3

Soccer sensation Neymar Jr. unexpectedly showed up to the Miami Heat practise before of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, joining his close buddy Jimmy Butler. Butler was observed taking part in a light exercise while Neymar Jr. displayed his basketball prowess by making a jump shot from the elbow.


Given that he frequently meets with Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors and even takes part in joint interviews, Neymar Jr.’s love of basketball is widely known. Neymar Jr. and Butler became friends during their time together at the 2016 Olympics, and the football player even congratulated Butler on Twitter after earning the ECF MVP title.

Neymar Jr.’s attendance at a Heat practise shows how committed and focused Butler is while the NBA Finals series is still tied. Butler and the Miami Heat are prepared to make a significant push for the coveted NBA title with the chance to earn an advantage on their home court.

Jimmy Butler throws hoops with Neymar Jr.

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Before Game 3 against the Denver Nuggets, Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat spoke about his anticipation for the NBA Finals and his bond with soccer star Neymar Jr. To grant Butler’s dream that Neymar Jr. attend the game, the two athletes got together.

Jimmy Butler: “I’m so happy for the city of Miami, for this organization…let’s get this done at home.”

Because Neymar Jr. will be there, Butler lightheartedly joked that he would warm up like a soccer player. The Brazilian forward captioned a photo of their Miami hangout with the phrase “My Guy” to show his friendship with the Heat star.

After stealing Game 2 of the NBA finals on the road to even the series at 1-1, the Heat found themselves in a favorable situation. Miami has the ability to take a 3-1 lead and solidify themselves as NBA Finals contenders by defending their home floor in Games 3 and 4.

The Heat’s amazing postseason run has been greatly aided by Jimmy Butler’s outstanding performances. In spite of his denial of the “Playoff Jimmy” label, his overpowering performances on the court have demonstrated his effect and increased his team’s success.

Everybody’s attention will be on Miami as Game 3 on Wednesday night approaches. Jimmy Butler will hope for luck from Neymar Jr.’s presence in the arena, while the Heat will hope for success from his presence.


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