Zoned Out

The Miami Heat came roaring out of the gates this season, blowing out the defending-champion Mavericks in Dallas, dismantling the Celtics at home, and generally wreaking havoc on everyone in the league. LeBron, D-Wade, and Bosh look to be headed to a superb season, and, if that weren't enough, rookie point guard Norris Cole has been lighting up opponents, giving the Three Kings yet another weapon with which to beat opponents into submission. It's no secret that Miami struggles against a zone. But all a zone means is that the Heat are too much of a handful for teams to guard one-on-one. And, the more zone defenses the Heat sees, the better it'll be at combating it, which means it'll eventually be a futile gesture. The moral of this story? Prepare your anus, NBA!

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Tue., Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m., 2012

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Chris Joseph
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