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NBA Finals 2020: Players react to thrilling Game 5 between Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers

Game 5 of the 2020 NBA Finals was a classic.

Down 3-1 to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Miami Heat needed a win to keep their season alive. They got just that thanks to another monster performance from Jimmy Butler, who recorded his second triple-double of the series with 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists.

On the other side, LeBron James dominated with 40 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists. He shot an efficient 15-for-21 from the field, including 6-for-9 from 3-point range.

The game came down to the wire, with Butler and James exchanging baskets late, only for Butler to get the last laugh on a pair of free throws.

NBA players were on the edge of their seat as they watched Butler lead the Heat to victory.

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