• Winderman's view: No comfort zone for Heat, even after 21-point lead, just a needed win

    3 days ago - By Bésame

    Observations and other notes of interest from Wednesday night's 113-105 victory over the Washington Wizards:
    - No, no easy explanation for these blown leads.
    - Like the 21-point one the Heat held early in the third quarter.
    - But this is what injury attrition does.
    - It not only wears you down over the course of a schedule.
    - It wears you down during a game.
    - Example A: At one stage in the third quarter, the Heat were fielding a lineup of Dewayne Dedmon, Caleb Martin, Haywood Highsmith, Jamal Cain and Gabe Vincent.
    - In a game they had to win.
    - And found a way to win.
    - As it was, the...
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  • Kyle Lowry early, Tyler Herro late help Heat hold off Wizards 113-105 to snap skid

    3 days ago - By Bésame

    Even with all the moving pieces, with Tyler Herro back and Max Strus now out, there remained a pair of constants Wednesday night for the Miami Heat - no lead is safe and almost every game is harrowing.
    This time it was a 21-point advantage early in the third period, and then another wild scramble to the finish, which seemingly has been the story of this young season.
    This time, though, the Heat found a way, holding off the visiting Washington Wizards for a 113-105 victory.
    With Jimmy Butler, Duncan Robinson and Strus out for the Heat, and with Bradley Beal, Rui Hachimura and Monte Morris...
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