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Recap: Miami Heat’s Victory Over the Milwaukee Bucks

It was a tale of two nights. After a disastrous performance on Tuesday, the Miami Heat put up a much better fight. Miami brought a more defensive intensity to the game. They did a much better job of defending the perimeter. Even though the Milwaukee Bucks went up by double digits, Miami went on a huge run in the second half to close the game. With the win, Miami is now 2-2 for the season.

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Reaction to the Heat’s Win Over the Pelicans

There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas than with a Miami Heat win, especially against a talented young New Orleans Pelicans team. The Pelicans started this game off strong. They even cut an eventual Miami 23-point lead to six in the fourth quarter. However, Miami went on a 18-7 run to close the game with a win, their first of the new season. With all that said, here are four takeaways from Friday’s win over New Orleans.

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Heat Still Sticking to 2021 Master Plan

This is the fourth day of NBA free agency. So far, the Miami Heat re-signed Goran Dragic, Meyers Leonard, and Udonis Haslem. They lost Jae Crowder and Derrick Jones Jr to bigger offers. To replace the two players, they added Avery Bradley and Moe Harkless. While the moves may not be exciting to some, it’s clear Miami remains focused on 2021.

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David Fizdale’s advice to the Heat this offseason: ‘Don’t chase shiny things’

After a great run to the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat are gearing up for another run. And they have a busy couple of weeks ahead of them. They have the 20th pick in the NBA Draft, which will be showcased on November 18. Then there’s free agency where they’ll have to decide on key players Goran Dragic and Jae Crowder.

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Pat Riley Clarifies ‘Asterisk’ Statement About 2020 Championship

Even though the Miami Heat had a great postseason, there will always be the “what if” questions surrounding the championship series. What if Goran Dragic didn’t miss multiple games with the foot injury? What if Bam Adebayo didn’t have the neck strain? These are the thoughts every Heat fan thinks about every day. Even Heat President Pat Riley wonders what could’ve happened in the 2020 NBA Finals.

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Despite Losing in the NBA Finals, the Future is Bright for Miami

Of course, it always disappointing to lose in the NBA Finals. Falling short of your goal always hurts. Despite the loss, the Miami Heat still had a great season. They just ran into a great Los Angeles Lakers team with two superstar talents in Anthony Davis and Lebron James.

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Reaction to the Miami Heat Losing Game 4 Against the Lakers

The Miami Heat had plenty of opportunities to tie this series and fell short. Like last game, Miami showed their defensive toughness early, making it difficult for the Los Angeles Lakers to score in the half-court. However, the Lakers snatched more 50-50 balls and made more plays in the end.

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Reaction to Heat vs. Celtics: Game 1

Everyone knew coming into the series that this was going to be a dogfight. The Boston Celtics threw the first punch and had a double-digit lead to start the game. Instead of putting their heads down, the Miami Heat kept fighting. They overcame a 13 point deficit in the first period and a 14-point deficit in the fourth period.

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Pacers vs HEAT Game 4 Reaction

Facing elimination, the Indiana Pacers were not going away without a fight. Just like the other games this series, the Miami Heat jumped out to a double-digit lead and did enough to close the game down the stretch. With the win, Miami advances to the Eastern Conference Semifinals and will face the winner of the Milwaukee Bucks vs Orlando Magic series.

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NBA Awards Rankings: Sixth Man of the Year

It’s time to evaluate the top candidates for the Sixth Man of the Year Award. Having depth in the NBA is imperative, as players are needed to keep their team afloat while the starters are out. Bench units are capable

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