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  1. Have the Heat found their best lineup?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Getty Images The Heat may have stumbled upon their best five-man combo, a unit that can carry them home. The management of lineups has been an exercise in compromise for the Heat all season long. In his effort to find the right combination of skill...

    Blog | May 14, 2011
  2. Heat's three-headed center sprouts a fourth

    Kevin Arnovitz

    MIAMI -- Joel Anthony couldn't resist. It was an imminently blockable shot, the kind of schlock he's been sending back at opponents all season. Glen Davis was working down low against James Jones at the two-minute mark of the first quarter. As Dav...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  3. Monday (post-Game 1) Hotness

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Heat CenterWatch: Joel Anthony (31 minutes), Zydrunas Ilgauskas (13 minutes), Chris Bosh (4 minutes). PointWatch: Mike Bibby (22 minutes), Mario Chalmers (23 minutes), Wade/James committee (3 minutes). Did Paul Pierce deserve to get tossed in the f...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  4. How James Jones torched the Celtics

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Steve Mitchell/US Presswire The Heat had a big three on Sunday -- Dwyane Wade, LeBron James ... and James Jones. MIAMI -- Sideline interviews with media outlets are typically reserved for guys named James, Wade and Bosh in Miami. But after scoring ...

    Blog | May 01, 2011
  5. How the Heat let Game 4 slip away

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The math is fairly straightforward. Barring quick turnovers and some intentional fouling, a six-point game with about 90 seconds to play will usually yield about three possessions per team. At that point, it's a skins game. If the team with the le...

    Blog | April 24, 2011
  6. The Miami Heat on a string

    Kevin Arnovitz

    AP Photo/J Pat Carter All five guys in the Heat's defense work on a string ... and Joel Anthony is one of its puppet-masters. MIAMI -- "The defense is all about being on a string," Dwyane Wade said after Miami shut down a Philadelphia offense that ...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  7. LeBron James: Screening machine

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Plays out of timeouts -- or "ATOs" -- can tell you a lot about a team and a coach. When those five guys emerge from the huddle, they stroll back onto the court with a designed play and a series of directives. It's set offense against set defense. The...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  8. A look at a potential Heat-Sixers matchup

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Steve Mitchell/US Presswire The Heat's plan of attack in a postseason series with the Sixers would start with Dwyane Wade against Jodie Meeks. MIAMI -- After the Heat's win Friday night over Philadelphia, Sixers coach Doug Collins held his usual po...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  9. Breaking down Heat's 15-0 spurt in Detroit

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Rick Osentoski/US PRESSWIRE LeBron James got things started in the fourth quarter by exploiting Austin Daye one-on-one. The Heat's most successful stint of their win over Detroit on Wednesday came over a 10-possession spurt during the first six min...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  10. The Heat's empty possessions

    Kevin Arnovitz

    When the Heat were dropping games early in the season, Erik Spoelstra would sit behind the podium in the interview room at AmericanAirlines Arena and explain that the Heat were enduring a process. In Spoelstra's estimation, his team was a living orga...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  11. Watch James Jones shoot!

    Kevin Arnovitz

    During games that matter, so much of a shooter's success depends on factors far and beyond his form: Can he get open? Does he know how to play off a big man? How quick is his trigger? Are there guys on his team who know how to find him? A 3-point ...

    Blog | February 20, 2011
  12. Making lemonade

    Kevin Arnovitz

    When the Heat have it going on all cylinders, they're capable of producing some beautiful possessions. They did a little of that on Sunday against Oklahoma City, but their most encouraging half-court possession wasn't all that pretty -- and it's the ...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  13. Will Mike Miller ever be the 4th Heatle?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Victor Baldizon/NBAE/Getty Images Mike Miller: Still looking for his shot in Miami MIAMI -- It was the freakiest of freak injuries. On Oct. 20, just six days before the Heat's opener at Boston, Mike Miller was wrestling with LeBron James down on...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  14. How do you beat the Heat? Ask a Clipper

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Every locker room has at least one guy who sincerely enjoys engaging in chalk talk. Fast forward fifteen years and they might be walking a sideline or working color commentary for a broadcast. In the Heat locker room, James Jones is that guy (though ...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  15. Heat at Clippers: 5 things to watch

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Evan Gole/NBAE/Getty Images Dwyane Wade and Baron Davis will undoubtedly watch Blake Griffin do something otherworldly. Heat big men, meet Mr. Griffin You know how coaches like to yell, "Put a body on him!"? You can't put a body on Blake Griffin. ...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  16. The return of Heat small ball

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Mike Nelson/US Presswire The Heat had only one big man on the floor when the ball was tipped for overtime in Portland. PORTLAND, Ore. -- Who do you want on the floor in crunch time? That might be the most vital question a head coach confronts, a...

    Blog | January 10, 2011