Originally written January 31, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
This might be the age of instant information, but Tom Crean found a way to turn back the clock.On May 17, 2012, Dwyane Wade had one of the worst nights of his NBA career. The Miami guard shot just 2 of 13 for five points in a playoff loss at Indiana. He got into a heated argument on the bench with Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. And, most damaging, Miami was walloped 94-75 to fall behind 2-1 in an Eastern Conference semifinal.An hour south of Indianapolis in Bloomington, Ind., Crean, the head coach at Indiana, who had been Wades coach at Marquette, watched it all unfold. So Crean sprung into action.He touched base with Wade and then with Spoelstra to make sure he wasnt stepping on any toes. He invited Wade down to the Indiana campus the next day to get away from it all. And Crean was serious about that.The biggest thing he needed was to take a deep breath, and that meant the whole day, Crean said. So I told my players we didnt want any Internet in there. I didnt want ESPN or any sports t...
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