Beijing time on October 5th, the third game of the finals, the Heat beat the Lakers 115-104. Heat star Jimmy Butler made 14 of 20 shots and 12 of 14 free throws. He scored 40 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. He clearly won the matchup with LeBron James, and the two sides have a strong smell of gunpowder.
In this game, Butler and James had a lot of matchups, and the smell of gunpowder between the two sides continued to wipe out. In the first half, Butler and James had some quarrels on the court.
In the second half, the game played more intensely, especially in the final stage of the fourth quarter. The Heat continued to expand their lead, and Jimmy Butler took over the game. After scoring consecutive points and forcing the Lakers to call a timeout, Jimmy Butler said in front of James: "You are in trouble!"
Today, Butler scored 40 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists, while James and Davis added 40 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists.
According to statistics: In this game, when James faced Butler's defense, he scored 11 points, but made 6 turnovers. Since this data was counted (starting in 2014), this is the most mistakes James has made when defending against a player in a playoff game.