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Jimmy Butler Joins Lebron James, Dwayne Wade Territory of Playoffs Record Post Playoffs GAME1 Win over Boston Celtics

Jimmy Butler

The Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler has played like a true superstar against the Boston Celtics in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Butler’s record breaking performance led the Miami Heat to a 118-107 victory over the Celtics.

The 32 year old veteran set up a new franchise record for the Heat, one that not even LeBron James or Dwyane Wade could achieve.

Jimmy Butler scoring against Celtics

Butler finished Heat’s win with 41 points, nine rebounds, five assists, four steals, and three blocks. which earned him to be the first player in Heat franchise history to achieve the 40 point, five rebound, and five assist mark on three separate occasions.

Both Lebron James and Dwayne Wade could achieve the 40 point, five rebound, and five assist mark, playoff games in Heat history twice.

StatMuse Twitted on “Jimmy had 41/9/5/4/3 tonight. He is the first player in NBA playoffs history to reach those numbers since steals and blocks were first recorded in 1974.”

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