Heat’s Jimmy Butler out vs the Rockets

Jimmy Butler
Photo: Bleacher Report

The Miami Heat announced that Jimmy Butler will not play in tonight’s (27/11) match against the Houston Rockets.

Butler has been battling an illness since earlier this week and will, eventually, miss the game against the Rockets.

In his first season with the Heat, Butler leads the team in scoring (18.9 ppg), assists (6.7 apg) and steals (2.6 spg).

Miami currently has a 12-4 record and is second in the Eastern Conference.