Butler finished with 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the Heat, while Duncan Robinson added 26 points on 7-for-13 3-point shooting.
The forward missed most of last season after knee surgery and although he was able to return after the break for the coronavirus, another knee injury interrupted his start to the new season.
"Seeing his dominance for so long, I don't think anyone - and especially me - thought I'd be anywhere near Michael's records. It's an incredible honour."
The score changed for the first and final time in the 60th minute when Scotland's Stephen O'Donnell sent a nice center from the right side to Queen's Park Rangers' striker Lyndon Dykes who was left unguarded by Slovak defenders and had no trouble scoring from close range on the first shot on goal of his team.
In last year's campaign, Loew's team only escaped relegation after the top group was extended.
"We improved our ball movement with the match going deep. The players had expected to win this match," said Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing.
Caio Alexandre slotted in the visitors' second goal after Kanu's deft chip over Sport's defence left him face-to-face with Polli.
In Group C, LGD came up with a risky line-up facing FNC and did not seize the opportunity in the decisive game, losing hope of progressing.
The 32-year-old made his 119th international appearance in Spain's 1-0 UEFA Nations League win at home to Switzerland on Saturday and is in line to start in Ukraine on Tuesday night, although he admits that the progress of players such as Mikel Merino and Rodrigo Hernandez means there is more competition in the central midfield role.
Peng Huaqian's three-pointer whittled away Fujian's lead to two points with 26 seconds on the clock. Fujian guard Wei Yu-chun converted one of two free throws on the ensuing possession, but Deng Ruijie had a layup blocked by Wang Qiuyi, thus ruining Wuhan's chance of a comeback.
YINCHUAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- When the sunrise turned Tengger Desert, China's fourth-largest desert, into golden, crazy music and shouting cheers began to stir up its passion, Zhang Bin, a football player, caught a long pass and scored the third goal for his team.