The Miami Heat might have to play without Jimmy Butler for some games. While there is no official comment about his status for upcoming games, the Heat suffered a low scoring 106-86 loss against the Phoenix Suns. Head coach Erik Spoelstra addressed the injury later, aware of how dangerous the play had been.
Jimmy Butler injury update: Is Jimmy Butler playing tonight vs Nuggets?
As of now. Butler seems to be questionable for the team's upcoming game against the Denver Nuggets. After their loss vs the Suns, the team will need to bounce back after snapping their two-game winning streak. The Nuggets, aiming for a deep playoff run this season, are currently without Jamal Murray (ACL).
Is Jimmy Butler ankle okay?
“I rolled my ankle,” Butler said after the game “But I’ll be OK". The team might have faced a harsh loss, but it is a small price to pay if Butler comes out of it with minimum damage to his ankle. In the fourth quarter of their game against the Suns, Butler was on the court, visibly writhing in pain.