Jimmy Butler stars as Miami Heat beat Los Angeles Lakers 115-104 to take game three

Jimmy Butler starred as the injury-hit Miami Heat took game three of the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers 115-104.

Butler's triple double of 40 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds helped lead the Heat to victory and they now trail 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.


"They can be beaten as long as we do what we are supposed to do," he said.

"We are here to compete. We're not going to lay down, we're going to fight back in this thing."

Game four of the series will take place on Tuesday (Wednesday 02:00 BST).