Butler, Dragic help Heat pull away to beat Pacers in Game 1

Jimmy Butler does plenty of talking on the court to anyone who will listen: opponents, referees or teammates. Luckily for the Miami Heat, on Tuesday Butler also listened. Bam Adebayo has been imploring him to shoot 3-pointers, and Butler knocked down two big ones late in the fourth quarter to help the Heat pull away for a 113-101 victory over the Indiana Pacers in the opener of their Eastern Conference first-round series.

Butler, Dragic help Heat pull away to beat Pacers in Game 1

Jimmy Butler does plenty of talking on the court to anyone who will listen: opponents, referees or teammates. Luckily for the Miami Heat, on Tuesday Butler also listened. Bam Adebayo has been imploring him to shoot 3-pointers, and Butler knocked down two big ones late in the fourth quarter to help the Heat pull away for a 113-101 victory over the Indiana Pacers in the opener of their Eastern Conference first-round series.