Jimmy Butler’s 36 factors propel Miami Warmth to seventh straight win

Jimmy Butler led the Miami Warmth to victory with 36 factors, 18 of which got here in a decisive third quarter, as they defeated the Brooklyn Nets 122-115 on Thursday night time.

This win marked the Warmth’s seventh consecutive victory, making it the NBA’s present longest successful streak. Duncan Robinson contributed 26 factors to the Warmth’s success, and Bam Adebayo added 20.

On the opposing aspect, Mikal Bridges and Lonnie Walker IV every scored 23 factors for the Brooklyn Nets, who had beforehand received their final 5 encounters with Miami. Nic Claxton and Cam Johnson each had robust performances, with Claxton going 7 for 7 from the sphere and scoring 16 factors.

The victory was vital for the Warmth as they’d a difficult begin to the season, shedding to Brooklyn on November 1 and beginning with a 1-4 file, the worst five-game begin in Warmth coach Erik Spoelstra’s 16 seasons. Nevertheless, since that loss, the Warmth hasn’t appeared again and now holds an 8-4 file, which ties for the fourth-best 12-game begin underneath Spoelstra.

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