Chris Bosh on the Heat defense: "I don't know how you lose the best shooter in the world. I don't know how you lose that guy, but we did."
Erik Spoelstra on Heat defense on Stephen Curry: "That's the fastest release I've ever seen. You try to do as much as you can."
Steve Kerr called the Heat "probably the biggest challenge we've faced all year," because of how well Heat execute. But held Mia to 38.8%.
Heat shot 27 percent in the second half, and 17 percent in the fourth quarter.
The Heat begin with highest-scoring quarter of season and end with lowest-scoring quarter of season.
Heat undone by late 14-0 Warriors run, lose 114-97. Bosh 26, Deng 16, Chalmers 14. Curry 40 for Golden State.
Heat scored 62 pts in first half and could fail to reach 100.
Curry with his eighth three-pointer and fans are filing out. Really? Warriors 104, Heat 95 3:29 left.
This Heat team is fun to watch right now. They have no business playing this well.
Heat getting the full Ennis tonight. He's 2 of 8 from field, but so much more than that.
Both the Heat and the Warriors have each shot 10-for-18 from 3-point land. Curry is 7-10. Shawne Williams 3-3, Bosh 2-3, Deng 2-3.
Warriors lead the Heat 91-86 entering the final quarter. Curry has 30 points to lead all scorers. Bosh has 21 points, Deng 15, Chalmers 14.
Warriors 91, Heat 86 at end of three. Curry with 30 points, including 7 of 10 on 3s. Klay with 18. Bosh with 21 and 8 for Heat. Deng with 15
End Q3: Warriors 91, Heat 86. Golden State has blown some chances to take control. Bosh: 21p, 8r. Curry: 30p, 6a. GSW still shooting 63%.
This game was like a heat check for everyone on the roster
Heat won't beat the Warriors by outshooting them. They'll need to do it by winning 50/50 balls, grabbing o. rebounds, creating turnovers,etc
Napier replacing Cole on court has coincided with the ball getting to the right spots for the Heat
Cole 0 for 3 on 3-pointers. Rest of Heat 8 of 10.
Heat lead 62-61 at half. Bosh w/ 17, Chalmers w/ 14. Curry had 18, and looks like he's just getting started.
Accounting for 3s, the Warriors are effectively shooting over 70 percent from the floor. And losing. Ridiculous half by the Heat.
Heat, up 16 at one point, go into halftime up 62-61 on Warriors. Bosh with 17, Chalmers 14 and Deng 12. Curry with 18 for Warriors.
You can't keep a good Warriors offense down. Curry now with four threes. Heat 7 of 10 on 3s. Warriors 7 of 11.
Especially with Wade out, Chalmers has become the Heat's most vocal player, the one telling everyone else where they should be.
Warriors on an 8-0 run. Heat lead 54-44, 4:58 left in Q2. Chalmers leads with 14 pts, followed by Bosh (13) and Deng (10).
2.I wonder if there was any coach in the NBA who did not study how the Spurs had success against the Heat in June. It is a fire-able offense