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Heat: Jimmy Butler Breaks Silence on Morris & Oladipo’s Return


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Jimmy Butler #22 of the Miami Heat looks on during the third quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at FTX Arena on February 26, 2022.

While the return of Victor Oladipo and Markieff Morris has been one of the most talked-about topics for Miami Heat fans and analysts all season, the team itself continues to be very tight-lipped when it comes to providing updates on these two players’ timetable for rejoining the lineup.

Oladipo, after undergoing surgery on his right quadriceps in May, has not played in a single game thus far this season and Morris has been out since taking a blindside hit from Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic on November 8.

With the return of both Oladipo, 29, and Morris, 32, just around the corner, there’s a concern about how exactly they will fit back into the lineup. The Heat are on a hot streak, having won back-to-back

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Hue Jackson Clarifies Tweet Suggesting Browns’ Jimmy Haslam Offered Money for Losses | Bleacher Report

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Grambling State University head football coach (and ex-NFL head coach) Hue Jackson spoke with ESPN’s Elle Duncan on SportsCenter Wednesday to discuss his claims that he was incentivized to lose games when he oversaw the Cleveland Browns from 2016-2018.

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Former Cleveland head coach Hue Jackson says he was given “no chance to win” with the Browns: <a href=”https://t.co/hT8UGcH6Ch”>pic.twitter.com/hT8UGcH6Ch</a>

On Tuesday, Jackson replied to a tweet and seemed to imply that he was paid extra to lose football games in Cleveland, which has been owned by Jimmy Haslam since 2012.

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Trust me it was a good number!

The Browns came out and flatly denied the allegations:

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The <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Browns?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Browns</a> have responded:<br><br>“The recent comments by Hue Jackson and his representatives relating to his tenure as our head coach are completely fabricated. Any accusation that any member of our

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Sixers-Ben Simmons Saga Mirrors Huge 2018 Jimmy Butler Deal


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Ben Simmons (left) and Jimmy Butler, as Sixers teammates

Three years ago, the Sixers strolled into an exceptional situation. The Timberwolves, having shrugged off the unhappiness of star guard Jimmy Butler for the entire summer, had gotten desperate. After a tumultuous training camp in which Butler mostly sat out, except to come in and embarrass young teammates by loudly dominating them in a scrimmage before doing an ESPN interview, Butler appeared in 10 games before Minnesota finally had to wave a white flag and get Butler out of town.

The Sixers took advantage, acquiring Butler. Philadelphia gave up Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Jerryd Bayless for Butler, who had been an All-Star for four straight years. It was an extraordinarily scant price to pay for the Sixers, but that is what happens when teams look to trade star players from a position of desperation.


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Jimmy Butler hits game-winner, Bam stuffs Tatum and Heat beats Celtics in Game 1 of ECF

Jimmy Butler did it again.

Bam Adebayo did it even better.

In the final seconds of overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat’s two All-Stars lifted the Heat to a 117-114 win against the Boston Celtics. Butler put Miami ahead with an and-one with 12 seconds left, then Adebayo blocked Jayson Tatum on the other end to seal the Heat’s victory in Lake Buena Vista

With 12 seconds left and the Miami trailing by a point, Butler muscled his way to the rim from the top of the key against Tatum and finished through contact for an and-one to put the Heat ahead 115-114. After trailing by 14 points in the fourth quarter, Miami — somehow — was ahead with the clock ticking away.

On the other end, Adebayo sealed the win. Tatum went back at Butler and beat him off the dribble. The All-Star

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