Brunson's Masterpiece Leads Knicks to Game 6 Victory Against Heat
Jalen Brunson scored 38 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists in the Knicks' win against the Miami Heat.
Brunson played all 48 minutes of the game, impressing Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau.
Brunson's performance set the tone for the rest of the team.
Brunson's Villanova teammate, Kyle Lowry, praised his talent.
Knicks All-Star Julius Randle credited Brunson for carrying the team.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra left Jimmy Butler on the floor for the entire second half in response.
Butler said he's up to the challenge of playing 48 minutes if needed.
The win forces a Game 6 on Friday.
The Knicks had lost the previous two games to the Heat.
Brunson is known for his leadership, toughness, and ability to bring out the best in his teammates.