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A New Miami Heat Theme: Master Adjusters

A New Miami Heat Theme: Master Adjusters

The Miami Heat took down the Utah Jazz on Saturday night to improve to 7-2, while clearly embodying plenty of their identities. For one, the number one theme of this Heat squad that comes to mind is toughness. Plainly through defensive grittiness, in the mud offensive nights, and fun skirmishes like the one between Kyle ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Utah

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Utah

The Miami Heat took down the previously 7-1 Utah Jazz on Saturday night, following up an ugly loss to Boston. This wasn’t just one guy. Miami’s “big four” all contributed greatly on the offensive end, and they slipped away with a win after a wild ending. So, here are five takeaways… #1: Kyle Lowry setting ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Loss to Boston

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Loss to Boston

It’s been all rainbows and roses for this Heat team to start the season, but that storm came in real quick tonight against Boston. The Heat’s inability to score or generate space in the half-court led to the Celtics rolling right through Miami for a win. So, here are some takeaways from this loss… #1: ...
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The Heat’s Second Quarter Vs Dallas is an Eye Opener

The Heat’s Second Quarter Vs Dallas is an Eye Opener

The Miami Heat entered the second quarter with 24 points on the scoreboard last night. Twelve minutes of game-time later, they were walking into the visiting locker room in Dallas with 70 points next to their logo. Yeah, you can say they had an explosive quarter to say the least. Miami shot 17 of 25 ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Dallas

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Dallas

The Miami Heat got off to a slow start, but finished it off against the Dallas Mavericks to improve to 6-1 on the season. Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro were active offensively early on, but Kyle Lowry was the story of the night. It was his scoring debut. Anyway, here are five takeaways from this ...
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Heat’s Bench/Role Player Production Continuing to Win Them Games

Heat’s Bench/Role Player Production Continuing to Win Them Games

It's one thing to have your top guys like Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo rolling right out the gate, and it's another thing to keep it sustainable throughout an 82 game season. The first part of that has a lot to do with Kyle Lowry. As many have highlighted nonstop since the season began, Lowry ...
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Jimmy Butler Not Just Doing Winning Things, But MVP Things

Jimmy Butler Not Just Doing Winning Things, But MVP Things

It's wild that one of the league's top two-way players doesn't receive the same praise that some of the league's best scorers do. Jimmy Butler is one of those hard nosed defensive guys, who can pass the ball at an extremely high level, get to the free throw line whenever he chooses, and can lead ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Memphis

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Memphis

The Miami Heat had a tough matchup on the second night of a back to back without Bam Adebayo, but came away with a win against the Memphis Grizzlies. Jimmy Butler led them with 27 points, as they prance into a 5-1 start to the season. So, what are some takeaways from this big win? ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Hornets

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Hornets

The Miami Heat took down the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night to improve to 4-1 on the season. Miami took care of business on both ends early, through scoring domination from Butler, Adebayo, and Herro, plus a continuation of that swarming defense against the league’s best offense. Charlotte did make a run in the second ...
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Three trade deadline ideas for the Miami Dolphins

Three trade deadline ideas for the Miami Dolphins

The NFL trade deadline will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 4 p.m. ET. Some trades may not be announced until after 4 p.m. ET, but all must be agreed upon and filed to the league office before that time. With the Trade deadline days away lets go ahead and speculate some moves the ...
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PJ Tucker: The Kyle Lowry of the Defense

PJ Tucker: The Kyle Lowry of the Defense

0 points, 0 assists, 0 steals, 0 blocks, and 1 rebound. That was PJ Tucker's stat-line in a home match-up against the Orlando Magic on Monday night through 21 minutes of play, and while those numbers represent a pretty invisible night, it's actually quite the opposite. Tucker was not brought to Miami to score the ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Big Win Over Brooklyn

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Big Win Over Brooklyn

The Miami Heat took down the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night in the definition of an all around night. Lowry thriving, Butler shining, and role players making the difference. So, here are five takeaways from this big win… #1: Hit ahead passes were not only the first quarter theme, but a new Miami offensive theme ...
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A Duncan Robinson Dribble Hand-Off Shift: Adebayo to Butler

A Duncan Robinson Dribble Hand-Off Shift: Adebayo to Butler

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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Orlando

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Orlando

The Heat took down the Orlando Magic on Monday night to improve to 2-1 on the season. Jimmy Butler led the way with an outstanding bounce back, while others sprinkled in some other things behind him. So, let’s take a dive into some takeaways from this game… #1: All eyes on Tyler Herro. Tyler Herro ...
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What Happened to Miami’s Offense Down the Stretch Against Indiana?

What Happened to Miami’s Offense Down the Stretch Against Indiana?

Going from an opening night performance where Miami scored 72 points through 2 quarters to the second game where Miami scored 91 points through 4 quarters and an overtime is pretty interesting. The missing piece from the puzzle: Kyle Lowry. It's not just that Miami missed his pure skill, but they just need that extra ...
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