NBA players have started bringing their families inside the Orlando bubble after being quarantined over the past few months — but not Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler.
The 30-year-old didn’t invite his family and he has shared his brutally honest reason why with TNT.
“This is a business trip for me. I’m not messing around. Everyone wants to have their family, without a doubt. But we’ve been doing this for this long, what’s another couple of months? It is an individual decision and I respect that decision that my teammates make but I’m here for business.”
The all-business mentality seems to be working for Butler.
He had a huge performance in the Heat’s Game 1 win over the Bucks on Monday night, scoring a playoff career-best 40 points.
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