Jimmy Butler is ready to put his TJ Warren rivalry behind him as the Miami Heat prepare to face the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs.“Look, I just play basketball,” Butler said on a video call with reporters after Sunday practice. “I’m going to go out there and be the best player on the pitch. That’s what Miami got me here to do. I’m not worried about anybody’s match, man. We can kill this. It’s dead, it’s something that ‘Everybody wants to make a fuss, but my job isn’t against TJ Warren, it’s against the Indiana Pacers, and my job is to help the Miami Heat. to beat the Indiana Pacers. ”
Butler and Warren exchanged words and had to be separated in a game on January 8.
“Now is the time to play your best basketball,” said Butler. “Do whatever it takes for your team to win. I know myself, I know my teammates, the coaches, this organization, know I’m capable of doing this, so now it’s just me going. and do just that and help this team win some games. ”