Watch Fan hits Jimmy Butler in the face with a shoe in China, video goes viral

Watch Fan hits Jimmy Butler in the face with a shoe in China, video goes viral

In a funny incident, a video of a Chinese fan hitting Miami forward Jimmy Butler in the face with a shoe in China has gone viral, with the NBA star even addressing it in of his Instagram posts

Jimmy Butler is currently touring Beijing since last Friday, to launch his “Eastern Journey” campaign, before shifting to Taiyuan.

Fan hits Jimmy Butler in the face with a shoe in China, video goes viral

While posting about his promotional tour to China, the Miami forward revealed about getting hit in the face with a shoe on social media.

Jimmy Butler gets hit on the face with a shoe in China

Jimmy Butler is currently on a tour in China promoting his 2022 deal with Chinese shoe brand Li-Ning. He signed a deal with the brand after leaving the Jordan brand. The six-time All-Star has been launching his “Eastern Journey” in China since last Friday. He first began his campaign in Beijing, before eventually shifting to Taiyuan where he got hit in the face.

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Jimmy who jokingly called the entire campaign “the unexpected tour,” got close with fans during the while tour. He went around China rubbing shoulders with the fans, signing them autographs, giving away free t-shirts, and even watching some basketball. The 33-year-old even tried out his hand on the tennis court besides other things.

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While doing all these Jimmy constantly posts pictures and videos daily on his Instagram page, about the tour. During one such post, he stated:

Man, what an unreal experience. First of all, besides getting hit in the face with a shoe, which was probably my favourite part of the whole thing.”

Jimmy Butler promises to win the NBA championship for the Heat

During his recent tour to China, Jimmy Butler gave several interviews. During one of those interviews, he made a bold promise to win the NBA championship for the Heat and return as a one-time NBA champion, when he visits the country next time. He stated:

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“I believe that with all my heart, that we, I, will win a Championship for the Heat because I don’t plan on playing for another NBA team. The next time I’m talking to y’all here, I’ll be a one-time NBA champion.”

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