Jimmy Butler’s knee injury exposes Miami Heat’s lackluster offense

Jimmy Butler, after a defensive feat, signals to his teammate, unable to continue the heavy lifting

Butler grimaces, hands on knees, as he suffers a knee injury in the first quarter.

Throughout the game, Butler's limp is conspicuous, impacting his performance.

The Heat's halftime lead vanishes as Butler's offensive contribution diminishes.

Shams Charania reports fears of an MCL injury for Butler.

As Butler's presence wanes, the Heat's hopes dwindle in the face of his uncertain injury.