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Dave Hyde: Jimmy Butler is Dwyane Wade as Miami Heat take control of series

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Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra compared Jimmy Butler to Dwyane Wade. Butler scored a career playoff high of 45 points in the Heat's Game 2 win against Atlanta. Duncan Robinson was the star of Game 1, making eight-of-nine 3-point shots. Butler carried the Heat.
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Dave Hyde: Jimmy Butler is Dwyane Wade as Miami Heat take control of series

The last time the Miami Heat saw one player take over whole arenas, tilt entire playoff series and squeeze opponents mercilessly in defining moments, it was a name canonized with a jersey in the rafters.“In those moments of truth, would you ever want to give Dwyane Wade an open 3?’ Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.There was that name.“You would not, because he’s a killer,’ Spoelstra said. “Jimmy has a lot of those same qualities. He’ll find a way …

4 months ago·San Jose, United States
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Pioneer Press

Dave Hyde: Jimmy Butler is Dwyane Wade as Miami Heat take control of series

The last time the Miami Heat saw one player take over whole arenas, tilt entire playoff series and squeeze opponents mercilessly in defining moments, it was a name canonized with a jersey in the rafters.“In those moments of truth, would you ever want to give Dwyane Wade an open 3?’ Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.There was that name.“You would not, because he’s a killer,’ Spoelstra said. “Jimmy has a lot of those same qualities. He’ll find a way …

4 months ago·St Paul, United States
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Boston Herald

Dave Hyde: Jimmy Butler is Dwyane Wade as Miami Heat take control of series

The last time the Miami Heat saw one player take over whole arenas, tilt entire playoff series and squeeze opponents mercilessly in defining moments, it was a name canonized with a jersey in the rafters.“In those moments of truth, would you ever want to give Dwyane Wade an open 3?’ Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.There was that name.“You would not, because he’s a killer,’ Spoelstra said. “Jimmy has a lot of those same qualities. He’ll find a way …

4 months ago·Boston, United States
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OC Register

Dave Hyde: Jimmy Butler is Dwyane Wade as Miami Heat take control of series

The last time the Miami Heat saw one player take over whole arenas, tilt entire playoff series and squeeze opponents mercilessly in defining moments, it was a name canonized with a jersey in the rafters.“In those moments of truth, would you ever want to give Dwyane Wade an open 3?’ Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.There was that name.“You would not, because he’s a killer,’ Spoelstra said. “Jimmy has a lot of those same qualities. He’ll find a way …

4 months ago·Orange County, United States
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Sun-Sentinel

Dave Hyde: Jimmy Butler takes over a Miami Heat playoff night like (gulp) Dwyane Wade once did

Heat star's 45 points deliver 2-0 lead over Atlanta

4 months ago·Deerfield Beach, United States
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Dwyane Wade reacts to Erik Spolestra comparing him to Jimmy Butler

Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade is clearly supporting Jimmy Butler in the playoffs with a ringing endorsement of his 3-point shot.  The Miami Heat are curre...

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