Jimmy Butler
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After suffering a 116-98 Game 1 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, swingman Jimmy Butler reaffirms that the Miami Heat will be ready for action with the Lakers with or without guard Goran Dragic.

Butler, who fought through a twisted left ankle to score 23 points for Miami, also reveals there are a number of aspects the Heat must improve upon before Game 2.

Miami is down 1-0 in the best-of-seven series. Game 2 will take place on Friday night: