Lance Stephenson on Jimmy Butler: “That boy look up to me”

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In an appearance on the Winging It With Vince Carter podcast, the Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler talked on his motivation to get in NBA:

“I was watching guys play, and I was like, ‘I know I’m not that good of a basketball player, but I know I can make it if this guy can make it. I always saw Lance Stephenson. I saw him, and I was like, ‘Nah man, if he in the league then I can be in the league. He is a talented ass player, don’t get me wrong, but if he can do it, I can do it,” Butler said. 

Following Butler’s comments, Lance Stephenson took to Twitter to respond to Heat newcomer: