This series has been defined, in large part, by dominance. Indiana has dominated the glass, holding a +42 edge in rebounding heading into Game 5, and controlled the middle. Through much of the first half, Indiana used their height and length to their advantage yet again, beating up Miami’s frontcourt and building a 44-40 lead … Continue reading Heat Take Game 5, 90-79
The narrative of their Eastern Conference Finals series continues to evole. While the Big vs Small conflict continued and the Shooters Subplot developed, the narrative received a few new voices. The officials joined the fray with some questionable calls and some obviously blown calls late in Game 4. Then a new chapter found its way … Continue reading Heat vs Pacers: What to Watch For in Game 5
Leafing through the 2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market, you might come across an odd term: "High-Concept". If you're at a similar place in your journey to become a storyteller, you might be just as baffled as I am by the term. Thanks to a recent article in Writer's Digest, a little research, and … Continue reading Becoming a Storyteller: High concept, or, Wait–what?
The Miami Heat answered many of the questions posed to them after Game 2 with their dominant performance in Game 3. Could they handle Indiana’s size? Yes. Could win in Indiana, where the Pacers hadn’t lost all postseason? Yes. Would LeBron James get any help? Yes. With the narrative shifting back toward the Pacers and … Continue reading Heat vs Pacers: What to Watch For in Game 4
During the first two games of this Eastern Conference Finals series, the Indiana Pacers forced the Miami Heat to read from their script. There was some question heading into Game 3 if LeBron James would continue to be a one-man show, or if he would get a lift from his teammates. Well, his teammates answered … Continue reading Heat Dominate Pacers in Game 3
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The narratives have diverged quite a bit after Game 2. While much of the talk coming from both clubs seemed eerily similar after Miami's “We can’t get too high after this. We have to keep our composure. We still made some mistakes defensively, but we just have to continue to focus, and be prepared for … Continue reading Heat vs Pacers: What to Watch For in Game 3