The day after we hear some of the reactions from Heat writers and enthusiasts around the blogosphere:
- Ira Winderman's Blog: "It certainly was a heck of a show...And a shame the Heat couldn’t hold its nine-point fourth-quarter lead...But, ultimately, the type of effort that just might turn a season."
- Mike Wallace's Blog: "Just when you think you're through with this team, tired of its inconsistent ways, ready to give up on the playoff push, waiting to see what's on tap during the summer makeover, Miami goes out and does something like this."
- Dos Minutos: "Have you seen the follow up to Spike Lee's, ummm, "smash hit" documentary "Kobe Doin' Work" from a couple of years ago? Wait, let's back it up a minute - has anyone actually even seen "Kobe Doin' Work?" Okay, that's okay, no problem, because the sequel, "QRich Doin' Work...in Kobe's Mug," is even better!"
- The Fourth Degree: "This game means absolutely nothing....there is too much inherently wrong within the Heat organisation for this to be any kind of springboard....The Heat always show up to play The Lakers.....don't get too excited."
This is a must see highlight from the game. While Michael Beasley did not have a huge impact on the game, he sent a strong message to Pau Gasol and the Lakers early in the third quarter. Here's the posterization of Pau (which sounds like a scientific process):