Jimmy Butler has been getting the best of Giannis, and the trend continued in Game 2 of Bucks vs Heat. When Jimmy Butler pushed Giannis Antetokounmpo down as he tried getting up from a pulling the chair move, it encompassed how he has dominated their matchup. In this case Jimmy Butler isn’t only winning the physical matchup, he’s also winning the skills and experience matchup.
Take a look at Jimmy Butler pulling the chair on Giannis using the veteran dirty tactics on Giannis. Pay close attention to how Jimmy Butler pushes Giannis down while he tries to get up.
For the past 3 years Giannis has ran into the same problems in the playoffs. A lack of true offensive skills leads to him having no backup option when his driving to the rim for a dunk or layup doesn’t work.
If Jimmy Butler keeps winning the physical and mental matchup with Giannis, Bucks might be out of the playoffs a lot sooner than most people expected.