Miami Heat veteran Kevin Love made some amazing kickoff passes to catch the New York Knicks off guard in the third quarter and give his team some protection in Game 1.
Love had nine points, five rebounds and four assists in 16 minutes. He mocked Aaron Rodgers’ arrival in the New York City area after the game. The New York Jets’ latest quarterback was on hand to watch the Knicks fall 108-101 on Sunday night.
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«I told Aaron Rodgers, ‘I have the best QBR in New York City,'» Love said after the game, via the New York Daily News. «He hasn’t played a game here yet, but I saw him sitting there. We’re friends, so I went and said hello.»
«I saw him sitting there, so I might as well throw something at him.»
HEAT IN ‘HOLDING GAME’ AFTER JIMMY BUTLER ROLLS ANKLE IN GAME 1 VS KNICKS
Miami picked Love up midway through the season after the Cleveland Cavaliers bought out his contract. He wasn’t getting as much playing with the Cavaliers in 2022-23. In 21 games with the Heat during the regular season, he averaged 7.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
Jimmy Butler had 25 points, 11 rebounds and four assists in 43 minutes. He also injured his ankle in the game but somehow managed to finish despite getting hurt.
Butler’s status for Game 2 is unclear.
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«No idea. You just don’t know with ankle sprains. I don’t even know if we’ll know more tomorrow. We’ll just have to see. It’s going to be a waiting game,» Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. saying.