Butler, Heat force Game 6

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The trophy was ready. Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat delayed its appearance. The NBA Finals are not over, not after Butler and the Heat pulled off a virtuoso performance in Game 5 on Friday night.

Butler had 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Heat watched Danny Green’s wide-open 3-pointer in the final seconds bounce off the rim on the way to beating the Los Angeles  111-108 — cutting the Lakers’ lead in the title series to 3-2.

Game 6 is Sunday night.

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