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Heat Will Benefit Playing Without Big 3

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One more, and we might have seen Keith Askins locking down, Bob McAdoo unleashing feathery jumpers or even Pat Riley.

OK, that last one's a stretch.

Still, one more injury and the thinly-stretched Heat would have needed somebody to fill the 10th spot, in order to continue practicing five-against-five, after hobbling back from its five-game road trip. After all, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James were all doing the same thing as Riley and Micky Arison on Monday:

Watching.

More specifically, watching Eddie House shoot.

"Everytime he touched it, pretty much," Wade said. "One time he literally shot without turning his body around to the basket. I've never seen nobody get the ball up as fast as Eddie House."

Almost as fast as the Heat's stars...

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