Jimmy Butler Fined $25,000 After Refusing to Speak to Media After Game 3 Eastern Conference Finals Win

The Miami Heat’s incredible playoff run has been spearheaded by its star player Jimmy Butler. Despite his heroic efforts, Butler was recently fined $25,000 for not speaking to the media after Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

The fine “comes at a critical juncture as his team stands one game away from making the NBA Finals,” said the NBA in a statement. During the playoffs, Butler has been dominating the court with an average of 29.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 5.6 assists a game.

Butler’s incredible individual performance and Miami's success have definitely been cause for celebration. With a potential sweep on the cards for Game 4, the Heat fans will sure be looking forward to the exciting matchup.