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
With Napier's basket, the Heat are now 6-9 from 3-point range so far.
Napier loses the ball, punches it to McRoberts, ball back to Napier for a 3. Heat up 48-36 on Warriors, 6:50 left in Q2.
Heat 40, Warriors 34, 8:43 left in Q2. Chalmers, Bosh & Deng combined: 28p on 10/16.
Steve Kerr to one of the Heat's minority partners, sitting in front row: "What a waste of money. You have to look at my a-- the whole game."
Heat's 36p in Q1 is their highest in any quarter all year.
36 points are the most the Heat have scored in a quarter this season.
That was the Heat's highest-scoring quarter of the season.
Considering the opponent, that was easily the Heat's best quarter of the season. Hung 36 on the No. 1 defense. Without Dwyane Wade.
Heat defense in Q1-- First 4 min: Allowed 16p on 7/8 FGs, forced 0 TOs. Last 8 min: Allowed 14p on 6/13 FGs, forced 3 TOs.
No shortage of points from either team in the first quarter. Heat up 36-30 vs Warriors. Chalmers leads team with 13 points, Deng 8, Bosh 7.
Mario Chalmers, coming off best week of his career, scores 13 in 1st Q, Heat lead Warriors, 36-30. Curry w/ 8.
So even with Wade sidelined, Heat go for 36 in first quarter, lead Warriors 36-30. Chalmers with 13 points.
Heat on a 21-6 run after falling behind 16-7.
Terrific first quarter between Heat and Warriors.
Shawne Williams now has at least one 3-pointer in the Heat's last 14 games. Only time he didn't was in the season opener.
Heat again open with Shawne Williams on the opposing center, to ease burden on Bosh. So Bogut 2 for 2 with 4 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds.
The Heat's special home red uniforms? Also known as the road red uniforms.
Cole officially listed as a Heat starter.
Spoelstra confirms no change in injury status for the Heat. Dwyane Wade remains out and Norris Cole will play tonight vs Warriors.
Seven-footer Hassan Whiteside's free agent deal with the Miami Heat: two years, including partial guarantees, sources tell RealGM.
I asked Hassan Whiteside about the Heat's plan for him. He listed "dunking on a lot of people" pretty high up among his responsibilities.
Hassan Whiteside on joining the Heat: “It’s a great opportunity to just come to a championship organization and I’m just happy to be here.”