NBA Finals: Butler, Heat outlast Lakers to force Game 6
Jimmy Butler delivered another triple-double and the Mami Heat held on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-108, and force a Game 6 in the NBA Finals Saturday (Manila time).
Butler carried the Heat anew with 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists while Duncan Robinson added 26 points, highlighted by seven 3-pointers.
The Heat, who will face elimination again on Monday, also spoiled LeBron James’ brilliant game.
James had 40 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists.
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