LOOK: Jimmy Butler wears Coach Spo’s old college jersey
Add that to Jimmy Butler’s jersey collection!
Butler paid respect to his Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra after leading the team to the Finals by sporting his jersey back when he was still playing college basketball in University of Portland.
Another jersey added to @JimmyButler‘s collection.
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) September 28, 2020
Butler has done this gesture when he showed up to practice wearing Tyler Herro’s highschool jersey.
Spoelstra, who grew up in Portland, had to clawed his way up to his first and only coaching job in 2008 after beginning his career as Heat’s video coordinator.
The Fil-American will now make his fifth Finals appearance, including two championships with the Heat.