Jimmy Butler and the New York Knicks will face the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs.

The Bulls, who won the Eastern Conference Finals for the second straight year, are the favorites.

The Heat are the favorite in the conference semifinals.

New York’s Jimmy Butler, the league’s best point guard, is a two-time MVP who is a three-time All-Star and is considered one of the best guards in the NBA.

The New York Times Sports Columnist and ESPN analyst, Jimmy Butler was the league MVP last season, helping the Bulls reach the NBA Finals.

The Knicks won the 2017 NBA championship.

The Miami Heat beat the Bulls last season for the franchise’s first title since 2007.

Miami’s LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, who both play for the Miami Dolphins, are on the other side of the court.