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Jimmy Butler: “My thought process was ‘go for the win'”

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Eastern Conference finals MVP Jayson Tatum led the way with 26 points, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart each added 24 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-96 on Sunday night to earn a berth in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors.

After a 47-point Game 6 performance on Friday in Boston, Jimmy Butler led the Miami Heat with 35 points along with nine rebounds in Game 7. Bam Adebayo added 25 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists for the Heat.

Following a series-ending loss to the Boston Celtics, the Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler shared his thoughts on his last shot: “My thought process was ‘go for the win’… my teammates like the shot that I took, so I’m living with it.”

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