Jimmy Butler Trolls Al Horford & Grant Williams During Blowout Win Over Celtics

Jimmy Butler taunted Al Horford and Grant Williams as the Heat rolled passed the Celtics in Game 3.

BYCole Blake
Jimmy Butler Trolls Al Horford & Grant Williams During Blowout Win Over Celtics

Jimmy Butler taunted both Al Horford and Grant Williams during the Miami Heat's blowout win over the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night. The two Celtics players had previously came at Butler during Game 2 of the series. In firing back on Sunday, Butler reused the same timeout taunt that Horford had done the game prior.

During Game 2, the Celtics had been leading the way in the 4th quarter when Grant Williams got in the face of Jimmy Butler. From there on, Butler dominated the matchup and lead the Heat on a clutch run to give them the victory.

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Jimmy Butler & Grant Williams

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MAY 19: Jimmy Butler #22 of the Miami Heat exchanges words with Grant Williams #12 of the Boston Celtics during the fourth quarter in game two of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on May 19, 2023, in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

"He hit a big shot, started talking to me. I like that," Butler said of his altercation with Williams after Game 2. "I'm all for that. It makes me key in a lot more, it pushes that will that I have to win a lot more. It makes me smile, it does."

As for Game 3, the Heat came away victorious in their return to Miami by a margin of 128-102. Celtics stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown combined for 26 points on 12-of-35 shooting “I don't even know where to start,” Brown said after the game. “It's an obvious letdown. I feel like we let our fan base, organization down. We let ourselves down. And it was collective. We can point fingers, but in reality, it was just embarrassing.” Check out Jimmy Butler's celebration below.

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With the win, Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat improve to 3-0 in the series. They'll look to close things out on their home floor on Tuesday night. If victorious, they'll return to the NBA Finals for the second time in four years.

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