NBA Finals: Butler, Heat outlast Lakers to force Game 6

By: Inquirer.net October 10,2020 - 12:28 PM

Jimmy Butler #22 of the Miami Heat reacts during the second quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Five of the 2020 NBA Finals at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on October 9, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. | Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

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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