- Butler was the hero for the Heat in Game 3 as he became the third player in NBA history to record a 40-point triple-double in an NBA Finals game, joining LeBron James (Game 5, 2015) and Jerry West (Game 7,1969).
Jimmy Butler led the way in Game 3 with his first playoff career triple-double to give the undermanned Heat a 115-104 win.
The Miami Heat are back in the series after securing a 115-104 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3, thanks to a monster performance from Jimmy Butler.
Butler poured in his first career playoff triple-double with 40 points, 13 assists, and 11 rebounds on 14-of-20 shooting from the field and 12-of-14 at the free-throw line to make the series 2-1.
Los Angeles Lakers is still on the lead. (2-1) and (1-2) for the Miami Heat.
Game 4 will be on Oct. 6, 9 p.m. (ABC).
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