Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Miami Heat: This Season’s Playoff Hero, Rashard Lewis By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… As Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has repeated throughout this postseason, this Heat team is all about moments. In the Big Three Era, you’ve come to expect big games from LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, or Chris Bosh on any given night. What makes this team special, however, is the seemingly forgotten role player that gives this team a much needed boost in a crucial series, game, or just a moment. In 2012, it was Shane Battier who opened the NBA Finals with a barrage of threes, and Mike Miller who ended the series with a crazy three-point bonanza of his own. Laat year, the midseason signing of Chris “Birdman” Andersen changed life for the Miami Heat. His size, defensive energy, shot-blocking, and presence in the pick and roll proved to be the perfect addition to an already formidable group. Earlier in this postseason, sharpshooter James Jones was dusted off and knocked down a few big threes of his ...
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