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Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler Ruled Out Tonight Against Boston Celtics

Butler will not play because of back soreness

Game time: 7:30 p.m., ET

Where: Miami-Dade Arena

TV: Bally Sports Sun

Betting line: -1.5

VITALS: The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics meet for the fourth and final matchup this regular season. So far this season, Boston holds a 2-1 series advantage. The Heat are 52-80 all-time versus the Celtics during the regular season, including 29-38 in home games and 23-42 in road games.. For the Heat, Nikola Jovic (back), Duncan Robinson (finger), Jimmy Butler (back) and Omer Yurtseven (ankle) are out. For the Celtics, Danilo Gallinari is (knee) is out.



G Tyler Herro

G Kyle Lowry

C Bam Adebayo

F Max Strus

F Caleb Martin


F Jayson Tatum

F Al Horford

C Robert Williams

G Marcus Smart

G Derrick White


Heat center Bam Adebayo on the rivalry with Celtics: "“Obviously before we were here, it’s history. And some people still carry that weight, and it’s one of those things that you just have to inherit. Some people just don’t get it, they don’t get it. But when the Celtics come in, we always try to make it a dogfight.”


Floater becomes part of Tyler Herro's offensive game. CLICK HERE

Miami Heat, Jimmy Butler adjusting to double-teams. CLICK HERE

Kyle Lowry still part of the offensive game plan. CLICK HERE

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