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Butler's next step is to arrive as a leaderHeat's fortunes hinge on how rapidly he makes presence feltNBA Insider

Aug 25, 2019 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

They are a pair of truths that are self-evident:

It's different here.

And it's different there.

That, in the end, is the story of the Heat's and Jimmy Butler's summers.

Because only now, after his annual journey of discovery, has Butler returned stateside, his programming to Heat culture already in progress.

From the moment he agreed to sign with the Heat on June 30 and then put pen to paper July 6, it has been a worldwide whirlwind for the team's latest leading man...