VIDEO: Heat’s Bam Adebayo jumps on Jimmy Butler’s back during postgame interview
Spirits were high after Goran Dragic’s floater with 6.8 seconds left led the Miami Heat to a 113-112 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Heat star Jimmy Butler was being interviewed postgame when teammate Bam Adebayo jumped on Butler’s back in celebration.
Butler would comment about Adebayo’s weight before returning to the interview.
Jimmy Butler to Bam Adebayo jumping on his back: "Damn, you're heavy! S***!"
— Dime (@DimeUPROXX) December 28, 2019
In Butler’s defense, the 6-foot-9 Adebayo weighs in at a robust 255 pounds, the second heaviest on the roster behind seven-footer Meyers Leonard.
The Heat win would push the team to 23-8 on the season which puts them tied with the Boston Celtics for second in the Eastern Conference.
Adebayo’s 18 points, 15 rebounds and six assists were vital in the Heat’s victory. Butler would pour in a game-high 20 points to go along with nine rebounds and six assists.
The Heat continue to be one of the biggest surprises of the season and look to continue their hot start against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.
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