THE CLOSET INSIDE Buzz Williams' office at the Bradley Center was, at most, 5 feet deep. He thinks it had a chair or a small couch inside. He's pretty sure there was a light. But he's not sure it would've mattered to Jimmy Butler either way.
Butler just needed a space to focus before games. To shut the world out. Minimize distractions. Get his mind right. So after shootaround, until the game, every game in his three seasons at Marquette, that's where Butler would go.
"I never eat the day of a game," Williams said.