Butler deflects praise after another game-winning 3 for 76ers
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For the second time in seven games since joining the Philadelphia 76ers, Jimmy Butler sealed a win in dramatic fashion, but he wasn't eager to take credit.

Trailing by one against the Brooklyn Nets with the clock running down Sunday, the four-time All-Star created a sliver of separation from defender Rondae Hollis-Jefferson on the right wing and stepped back for an above-the-break 3-pointer with just 2.3 seconds left on the clock.

"Another play drawn up by (Sixers coach Brett Brown), and my teammates have a lot of confidence in me to take shots late," Butler said following the 127-125 win, according to ESPN's Ian Begley. "I got to the spot that I wanted to get to. Raised up, and I knocked it down."

Butler spoiled Kemba Walker's 60-point performance with a similar game-winning three-pointer to sink the Charlotte Hornets on Nov. 17. He says he trusts his teammates to make clutch plays too.

"To tell you the truth, it could have been anybody," Butler said. "They do have a lot of confidence in me, but I have so much more confidence in those guys."

Butler deflects praise after another game-winning 3 for 76ers
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