February 7, 2020, 2:37 pmJimmy ButlerSG, Miami Heat
Jimmy Butler (strained right shoulder) will not play on Friday night and Erik Spoelstra said that he might not play on the Heat's current five-game road trip.
Miami has four games on the West coast and wrap the trip up in Atlanta next Thursday, so it certainly seems like Butler will at least miss the two California games based on the way Spoelstra was discussing his availability. In the meantime we're going to see minutes and shots open up for everyone, with Derrick Jones Jr., Kenrdick Nunn and Tyler Herro among the big winners. Nunn and Herro might be safer but Jones has the highest upside and best stat set, so he's a nice short-term play.
Source: Ira Winderman on Twitter