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Heat: Jimmy Butler To Miss Game 5 Against Hawks With Knee Injury

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - The Miami Heat announced Tuesday afternoon that Jimmy Butler is suffering from inflammation to the right knee and will not play Tuesday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks.

Butler scored 13 of his 36 points in a dominant second quarter and the Miami Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks 110-86 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 series lead.

Miami can wrap up the first-round series in Game 5 on Tuesday night in Miami.

The Heat outscored Atlanta 30-15 in the second period, holding the Hawks to a season scoring low for the period.

(© Copyright 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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