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Jimmy Butler to miss second consecutive game

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The Heat also called up Gabe Vincent, who is on a two-way contract.

2020 NBA All-Star Game Photo by Allison Farrand/NBAE via Getty Images

The Miami Heat defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers without Jimmy Butler Friday night. They’ll face the same Cavaliers team Monday night, again without Butler.

Butler missed both Feb. 21’s “The Flashback” event honoring Dwyane Wade and the Feb. 22 game against the Cavaliers for personal reasons. He will remain in South Florida while the Heat play the Cavaliers on the road.

Meyers Leonard and Tyler Herro will also not play tomorrow night, missing the eight consecutive game for both of them. The Heat haven’t provided a timetable for either player to return.

The Heat also announced that guard Gabe Vincent has rejoined the Heat as part of his two-way contract. Vincent provides some depth for the Heat. During garbage time of Miami’s 124-105 win over the Cavaliers, Erik Spoelstra subbed out veterans Goran Dragic, Andre Iguodala and Jae Crowder — and subbed in starters Kendrick Nunn, Derrick Jones Jr. and Duncan Robinson.