Miami Heat loses again due to positive performance by Mexican Jaime Jáquez Júnior – La Opinión

Miami Heat loses again due to positive performance by Mexican Jaime Jáquez Júnior – La Opinión


The Miami Heat are not experiencing their best time in the 2024 NBA season, and they recently fell defeated by the bottom Washington Wizars at home with a score of 108-110 in a game where the spotlight and all eyes were on the team leader, Jimmy Butler, who once again changed his hairstyle.

The team led by coach and NBA champion at the time, Erik Spoelstra saw a game lost that it was necessary to achieve a better position in the race towards the playoffs; The loss comes at a crucial time in the regular season where every win and loss counts in every sense of the expression.

Jimmy Butler would miss the winning triple of the match in the last second of the match.

The Wizards, who came into the game tied for last place in the Eastern Conference with the Detroit Pistonswho seek to close the current season in the best possible way, avoiding at all costs ending up as the team with the worst record of the current season.

“This game is a lesson in humility,” lamented Butler, party leader for the party. of the Miami Heat by scoring a total of 23 points. “If you don’t come out with the right mindset, this is what happens and will continue to happen,” added the Heat’s franchise player, who looked disappointed after missing the game-winning shot.

Jaime Jáquez Jr with positive but discreet production

Butler was not the only player on Coach Spoelstra’s squad that they supported on the stat sheet, three players recorded a total of 16 points to their credit: Bam Adebayo, Terry Rozier and Duncan Robinson, while on the part of the rookie Mexican sensation, Jaime Jáquez Júnior, who contributed with 6 points2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks, 7 rebounds in a total of 25 minutes of play.

This was the lowest offensive production by the Mexican player, who had been having great numbers in their most recent games against the Oklahoma City Thunder (25), Dallas Mavericks (13), Detroit Pistons (11), and the Utah Jazz (12).

For their part, the Washington Wizards were supported by Kyle Kuzma and Corey Kispert who took the reins of the team and added a total of 32 and 22 points respectively, while Jordan Poole could not contribute much from the bench with just 6 points in his pocket in 22 minutes of play on the court with a 2/6 shooting from the field and accumulating almost as many losses (4) as assists (6). A defeat out of context for the runner-up of the last edition of the NBA.

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