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The Miami HEAT fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 130-103 Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round. Kelly Olynyk led the way for the HEAT with 26 points. Click here for the full recap on HEAT.com.

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13 minutes ago, JustiseForHeat20 said:

12 mins, 2 points, 25,000,000 millions.

Smh spo. smh

 

 

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14 minutes ago, Majestic said:

 

 

 

ya, i get it. Spo makes it a chess match. and trys to  match the other teams lineups. only problem is heat loss by a whopping 30+ points. So that isnt working. Us matching  them doesnt work, because we dont have the shooters they have. We should try to make them adjust to us, and screw with there lineups. But as one can see its what there doing to us and its working. 

 

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25 minutes ago, JustiseForHeat20 said:

 

ya, i get it. Spo makes it a chess match. and trys to  match the other teams lineups. only problem is heat loss by a whopping 30+ points. So that isnt working. Us matching  them doesnt work, because we dont have the shooters they have. We should try to make them adjust to us, and screw with there lineups. But as one can see its what there doing to us and its working. 

 

 

Seems to be the trend all season. The Heat gets the lead the first couple of quarters, the opposing team adjusts, and the Heat loses the advantage, which either leads to a loss or a narrow win.

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34 minutes ago, JustiseForHeat20 said:

i round it 

 

Why? For what purpose? 

The Heat lost by 27, why not just say what it actually is? 

 

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9 hours ago, Funkydonut said:

Seems to be the trend all season. The Heat gets the lead the first couple of quarters, the opposing team adjusts, and the Heat loses the advantage, which either leads to a loss or a narrow win.

 

They certainly out played us in the second half. The Heat's shooting went cold...the whole offense shut down.

Statistically for the game they had more points in the paint, more points off turnovers (Heat had 18 turnovers), 9 more assists, more rebounds, especially offensive rebounds, more made three pointers, more second chance points. Basically a statistical nightmare in the 2nd half. This was more of a total breakdown by the Heat than the Sixers just making adjustments. 

BTW, welcome to the forum Funkydonut...glad to have you aboard.

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1 hour ago, Majestic said:

 

They certainly out played us in the second half. The Heat's shooting went cold...the whole offense shut down.

Statistically for the game they had more points in the paint, more points off turnovers (Heat had 18 turnovers), 9 more assists, more rebounds, especially offensive rebounds, more made three pointers, more second chance points. Basically a statistical nightmare in the 2nd half. This was more of a total breakdown by the than the Sixers just making adjustments. 

BTW, welcome to the forum Funkydonut...glad to have you aboard.

 

Thanks! 

Been around these boards for a few years actually. just too lazy to create an account, lol. I enjoy the conversations around here, whether positive or negative. Those and the statistics that a lot of folks bring up, just like you just did.

Not too bummed about the loss. I feel like we'll have a better game next time. And I personnally feel like the Heat have over-achieved this season just by being in the play offs and beating better teams with stars in them in the standings. Would be nice if the Heat beat them, though, just to knock those smug looks on their faces off.

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How often do we put up 130 points, 18 of 28 from three? Hardly ever. So, that tells me when this team cranks it, they play a brand of basketball that is superior to ours. Should we expect that production to continue? Hell no. But I don't believe their play will regress far enough for us to catch up, either. Can't see it happening. After all, they have won 17 in a row now, this is a very consistent team. I have never seen us play that well. Ever. Even last year before Dion got hurt, when I said we were playing at a level that was as high as anyone else in the league. These guys are clearly better than that. And by better I mean in every respect, on both sides of the ball. They are the better defensive team. I haven't watched much of them before - but knowing they are no. 2 in the league in that respect, I can guess even if we play more to our identity and slow the game down, make them feel us more on the perimeter - they will still lock down better than we will. 

We have 100 mil wrapped up in someone giving us 12 mins. Not a winning formula. That was the Knicks recipe for disaster for the better part of the last twenty years. Some blame Spo. Others blame Hassan. But after 4 years now, it's obvious it's not going to work out. Riley must see this for what it is, and break it up.

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33 minutes ago, GimmeHEATorgimmieDEATH said:

How often do we put up 130 points, 18 of 28 from three? Hardly ever. So, that tells me when this team cranks it, they play a brand of basketball that is superior to ours. Should we expect that production to continue? Hell no. But I don't believe there play will regress far enough for us to catch up, either. Can't see it happening. After all, they have won 17 in a row now, this is a very consistent team. I have never seen us play that well. Ever. Even last year before Dion got hurt, when I said we were playing at a level that was as high as anyone else in the league. These guys are clearly better than that. And by better I mean in every respect, on both sides of the ball. They are the better defensive team. I haven't watched much of them before - but knowing they are no. 2 in the league in that respect, I can guess even if we play more to our identity and slow the game down, make them feel us more on the perimeter - they will still lock down better than we will. 

We have 100 mil wrapped up in someone giving us 12 mins. Not a winning formula. That was the Knicks recipe for disaster for the better part of the last twenty years. Some blame Spo. Others blame Hassan. But after 4 years now, it's obvious it's not going to work out. Riley must see this for what it is, and break it up.

 

I cant say you are to negative, I say you are to positive for their side... THEY ARE NOT THAT GOOD... hyped up mostly... they are barely top ten in the league to me... they have good players and a couple of stars in the making... but take it easy, their most CONSISTENT offensive player is a 3point catch and shoot guy who is on the downside of his career and was never a supertar

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? You gotta give props where they are due. Reddick is their most consistent? Even so, he is having a career year, and especially with the way the league has gone, players like him are even more important, he will age nicely. They have a ton of weapons nonetheless, and they are virtually all very, very young. Not that good? You weren't paying attention last night, imo. You really think 17 in a row, 130 points in their first playoff game is an unimpressive fluke? You can't expect to win with 100 mil wrapped up in 12 minutes. Fact is they got WAY better after the trade deadline with Illy and belli. What they did last night was pretty awesome stuff.

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AWESOME? they beat the most inconsistent team in the playoffs..ok, illy makes them balanced and stable, I think belli might push them to the brink of being ECfinalist... admit that embiid is special, but don't think simmons will be a superstar... to me Reddick is the player cementing their off. output (fast and trained, a pro)  

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