Heat’s Jimmy Butler (knee) ruled out for Game 5 vs. Hawks

Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler has been ruled out of Tuesday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series against the visiting Atlanta Hawks because of right knee inflammation.

Butler, 32, erupted for 36 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals in the top-seeded Heat’s 110-86 win over the eighth-seeded Hawks on Sunday. The victory gave Miami a 3-1 advantage in the best-of-seven series.

A six-time All-Star, Butler is averaging 30.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 5.3 assists in the series.

–Field Level Media

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