Heat playing the same level of offense they played in the first half in Brooklyn, with the Clippers at a far higher level than the Nets.
Team physician Harlan Selesnick now passing on information to Heat bench, with Cole out with his hand issue.
Norris Cole is back on the bench for the Heat.
Heat hit two straight 3-pointers after missing their first 11 attempts.
Rose, Dorothy, Blanche and Sophia now dancing for Miami Heat fans' entertainment during timeout.
Clippers hammering the Heat in Miami. I'll be curious about Heat's record in games Wade or Bosh misses.
Clippers shooting 5-9 (55.6%) from 3-point land. Heat are 0-8 and many of those misses were way off.
Offensive efficiency after Quarter 1: Clippers 169.6 | Heat 65.2. So there's that.
Charles Barkley, speaking about the Heat before the game: "I didn't think they were gonna be good. [Wade's] not gonna get healthy."
Heat need more championship DNA with a warrior's mentality to hold on to the rope.
Clippers shot 68% and made 5 of 8 three-pointers on the way to taking a 39-15 lead over Heat after end of first quarter.
Clippers dominating Heat in Miami 39 - 15 after the 1st quarter. Wade inactive
After one quarter: Clippers 39, Heat 15. Clippers are shooting 68% from the field. Wow.
Cliff Paul is assessing the damage for the Heat after that first quarter.
It's 39-15 Clippers after one, and the Heat look completely outmatched. Clips could join the 80-point-half club we've seen recently.
This would be a good time for someone on the Heat to hit the reset button & pretend it was an XBox glitch.
Clippers 39, Heat 15 at end of first. Will be interesting to see Sunday home attendance vs. Dolphins' road telecast.
Spoelstra said this morning he was hesitant to call Heat's improved defense recently a trend.No wonder: Heat down 39-15 to Clips after one.
With 1:16 left in first quarter, Mario Chalmers becomes the first Heat player other than Bosh or Deng to score.
So far in the first quarter, the Clippers are outshooting the Heat, 68.2% to 33.3%.
Heat down by 20 already. It feels like one of those games where the final outcome is decided by what happened in the opening quarter.
Who knew Dwyane Wade made such a difference for the Heat. Clippers lead, 31-11
kentucky over heat in 4
It's almost a college experience for the Heat: Just win your conference games (Heat still have a shot in Coastal).
This is like Heat vs. Spurs all over again.
Clippers are reprising what the Spurs did to the Heat here in the Finals.
Deng (4 points) and Bosh (7 points) are the only Heat players to have scored so far with 4 minutes left in the first quarter.
So no one currently in game for Heat has scored.
The Clippers jumped all over the Heat from the get-go, and it sounds and looks like they're playing in an empty gym
Bosh and Deng remain only Heat players to score, with 3:56 left in first. Napier and McRoberts enter.
Chris Paul driving layup gives Clippers 22-8 lead over the defenseless Heat.
Not sure Spoelstra will have enough timeouts in this one. Clippers 22, Heat 8.
Heat happily laying out the red carpet to the rim. Clippers getting everything they want.
No interior defense to speak of for the Heat to start the game.
Heat can't keep up with this pace.
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Heat are second to last in the NBA in offensive rebounding with 8.2 per game. Surprisingly, the Clippers are last with just 7.2.