Erik Spoelstra Jimmy Butler Miami Heat
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Erik Spoelstra had nothing but good words to say about the stellar performance of Jimmy Butler in Game 5 against the Los Angeles Lakers.

The head coach of the Miami Heat praised Butler, calling his performance ‘remarkable’.

Butler posted another triple double, with 35 points (11/19 shooting), 12 rebounds and 11 assists, helping his team defeat the Lakers (111-108) and remain alive in the series.

Spoelstra added the players in the upcoming Draft should study Butler as a two-way player.

The Heat are still down in the series (3-2). Game 6 is on Sunday.