Butler, Crowder and Herro lose last game in the bubble after memorable run

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler's time in the bubble is over, but he kept it going far long than expected. He carried the Miami Heat to Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the favored Los Angeles Lakers, but the weight of his efforts seemed to leave him with little energy Sunday.

Still, he proved himself to be a good leader and teammate and a natural fit with the Heat. He had already proven himself as a player and did so even more in the bubble with two triple-doubles in his first NBA Finals. He says the Heat will be back.

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