Jimmy Butler returning after COVID protocols

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Jimmy Butler is returning to the Miami Heat after being sidelined since January 12.

Butler was out for coronavirus health and safety protocols for nearly the whole month.

However, he returns tonight to face the Sacramento Kings and Miami with a 6-12 record needs him badly.

Tyler Herro will also be available for tonight’s game.

Butler was averaging 15.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game before being sidelined.

Head coach Erik Spoelstra said that Butler will not be on a minutes restrictions, which is good news for fantasy owners.

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