Heat’s Jimmy Butler Not Expected To Miss Time After Exiting Game 3

The knee injury suffered by Heat guard/forward Jimmy Butler is not viewed as serious and he is not likely to miss Game 4 vs. the Celtics, per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.Jimmy Butler

The Heat lead the series, 2-1, with Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals slated for Monday night in Boston.

Butler was forced to exit for the final 24 minutes of Game 3 after suffering from right knee inflammation. The Heat still held on for a 109-103 road win.

Haynes reported there’s a “strong possibility” that Butler won’t miss the next game. Butler is averaging nearly 29 points during the playoffs.

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