"He can create contact and initiate that sort of physical play to generate free-throws and get his shot off. 60 points in a National Basketball Association game against a pretty good defensive team is a remarkable effort".
"That was an incredible 20 seconds of Jimmy Butler", Brown said. "I wanted it to stop at 60".
The others to do so are Lakers legends Wilt Chamberlain and Kobe Bryant, Chicago Bulls icon and Hornets owner Michael Jordan, Pete Maravich and Tracy McGrady. Of course my belief in God is going to help me play the way I'm playing. "I'm just mad that we lost". I come in here every night, get shots up, work on my game to make sure I'm staying as ready as possible for these kind of moments. "I just got a piece of the ball".
"In games like this, situations like this, it just hasn't been going our way".
"Tonight's a great example - we fought so hard throughout this game and we deserved to win".
But it was Butler who stole the headlines after his three point jumper over Dwayne Bacon with 0.3 seconds to go backed his reputation as a big-time player, arrived in Philadelphia to deliver a conference title.
"I'm still proud, that's an unbelievable thing to do right there", Walker said when asked about his 60-point accomplishment. "I'm confident in the shots that I take, but that one; I'm glad that I made it". He finished with 15 points, four assists, two steals, and two blocks.
This comes as a sigh of relief for many questioning Walker's potential departure in the offseason - boasting one of the friendliest contracts for an All-Star player, as he plays out the last of a four-year, $48 million deal that is cut in equal parts.