Jimmy Butler Takes Shot At Bucks In Instagram Story

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MIAMI, FLORIDA - MAY 04: Jimmy Butler #22 of the Miami Heat laughs as he is introduced prior to Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Philadelphia 76ers at FTX Arena on May 04, 2022 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Jimmy Butler takes subtle shot at Bucks after winning game one.

Jimmy Butler led the Miami Heat in a big game one upset over the Milwaukee Bucks. The Heat earned the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference after a win-or-go-home matchup with the Chicago Bulls. Coming off a short rest, the Heat handled the Bucks in game one, 130-117. However, the Bucks were without superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo for most of the game. Giannis suffered a back injury during a hard fall to the floor.

But even without Giannis, the Bucks should be the cream of the crop as the one seed. However, the Heat proved that without their superstar, Milwaukee can be beaten. Butler led the way for the Heat in both points and assists. The former Marquette star finished the game with 35 points and 11 assists. An incredible performance by a player whose availability was uncertain before the team's matchup with Chicago. Now, Butler is letting everyone know where his sights are set with his latest Instagram story.

Jimmy Butler Having Fun With The Bucks

Butler seems to be having a little fun with the Heat's first-round opponent. The Miami forward doesn't seem to fear the dear. Obviously, a lot of the aura of the team changes if Giannis is suffering a severe injury. The Heat have a huge opportunity to go up 2-0 on the Bucks this Wednesday. However, an eight-seed beating a one is seemingly impossible. But it has been done before. As an eight seed, the Golden State Warriors took down the Dallas Mavericks. So the feat can be completed.

The NBA Playoffs are one of the greatest times of the sports year. Teams and players give everything they have to win the NBA championship. The Heat and Jimmy Butler have been so close in recent years. The team appeared in the 2020 NBA Finals. Falling to LeBron James and the Los Angles Lakers. However, in order to get there again, the Heat will have to climb a nearly impossible mountain. Do you believe the Heat can make a Cinderella run to the NBA Finals? Let us know in the comment section. For the latest NBA news, keep it right here with HNHH.


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Tyler Reed is a current Sports Writer for HotNewHipHop. He started back in March of 2023 with the company. During his time Tyler has shown his expertise in all things sports. Ranging from NBA news, all the way to boxing and MMA. He has bylines with several outlets, such as Busted Coverage, where Tyler has covered the NFL, College Football, WWE and beyond. Tyler has also written for Detroit Jock City, Wildcat Blue Nation and Swarm and Sting for the FanSided Network. Tyler is a massive Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Reds fan. Being from Kentucky, he chose connections to sports franchises that he enjoyed watching as a child. Unfortunately, his professional fandoms have only brought him pain. Tyler's hobbies outside of work include exercising and binge-watching the same shows he has watched for the last decade while endlessly scrolling through social media. His favorite hip-hop artists are Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Kentucky's own Jack Harlow.