Jimmy Butler was asked about comments made by Philadelphia 76ers team-mate Joel Embiid and he replied on Sunday.
“I know where his heart is,” Butler said Sunday, via the Philadelphia Inquirer. “His heart is pure. He wants to win.”
Jimmy Butler inspired the Philadelphia 76ers in the absence of star team-mate Joel Embiid in Detroit on Friday.
Joel Embiid dismissed talk of fatigue as he expressed his frustration with his usage since Jimmy Butler joined the Philadelphia 76ers.
"My body feels great, and it’s just I haven’t been playing well," Embiid said Friday.
Jimmy Butler finished the night with 34 points, six rebounds and six assists. It was his second consecutive game with 38 points.
Butler told reporters he'll worry about his future later, "But I really do like it here, I can tell you that.”
It took until the final second to beat the Nets and game-winner Jimmy Butler praised his Philadelphia teammates.
It took until the final second to beat the Brooklyn Nets and game-winner Jimmy Butler praised his Philadelphia 76ers team-mates.
Butler knocked down a step-back 3-pointer with less than a second to play to give Philadelphia a 127-125 win over the Nets.