Butler favored his again after a tough fall on a missed driving layup early within the first quarter. He scored simply 10 factors on 13 photographs earlier than heading to the locker room halfway by the third quarter. He didn’t return.
“He drew contact and bought shoved and landed on his tailbone once more,” Warmth coach Erik Spoelstra mentioned after the sport. “There couldn’t have been a worst state of affairs for us to start out the sport. It’s a contact sport. It is an unpredictable factor. Insult to damage, we did not get the decision on that both.
“However he undoubtedly re-aggravated it. You’ll be able to inform from that time on he was not his ordinary self. So we’ll reevaluate him [Tuesday] and see the place we’re.”
The Warmth on Tuesday dominated Butler out for Wednesday’s house sport in opposition to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Markieff Morris additionally was dominated out for Wednesday’s sport, which would be the sixteenth consecutive he could have missed due to a neck damage.
In the meantime, All-Star massive man Bam Adebayo anticipated to overlook 4 to 6 weeks after present process surgical procedure to restore a torn ligament in his proper thumb on Tuesday.
The Related Press contributed to this report.