Field Goal %
- BKN 52.9
- 47.8 MIA
Three Point %
- BKN 39.1
- 29.2 MIA
- BKN 17
- 13 MIA
- BKN 44
- 36 MIA
- Miami, FL
- Line: MIA -6.0
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Why have the Heat struggled against the Nets this season?- The Nets are forcing the Heat to play at a slower pace, as the Heat are averaging nearly 7 fewer possessions per game against the Nets than they are against all other teams.- The Nets average 6 more possessions per game against all other teams than they do against the Heat this season, so the Nets are making a point to play at a slower pace against them.- The Nets are playing great defense against the Heat, holding the Heat to 7 fewer points per 100 possessions compared to their games against all other teams.- How are they defending them so well? The Heat are averaging just 8.5 fast-break points and 3.8 second-chance points per game against the Nets, much below their averages against all other teams.- The Nets are allowing about 10 second-chance points per game against all other teams this season but only 3.8 per game against the Heat.
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