Originally Posted by 2swift4u
It's true. Miami's defense has looked like sh*t before and then they suddenly turned it up a notch. I guess they will be doing the same thing once it really matters.
Of course they still get outrebounded in most of the games, that's one thing that will never change with this line-up.
Right now it looks like coach Spo is trying out some stuff and therefore changing his rotations a lot.
Exactly. People need to realize the Heat only played hard for two stretches last season. The first was the 10 or so games where their win streak had gotten interesting. The second was the conference & NBA finals.
The rest of the games were about experimenting & staying healthy.
It's the Popovich model and it works.