On the Heat's 12 fourth quarter points:

"This is what it's about. It's competitive and it's going to be ugly and sloppy at times. You have both teams going at each other hard, and somebody exhales for two minutes, you might be down eight or nine points, that's the way it was. That's what happened to us in the fourth quarter."

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"We need balance. Both of those guys (Shaq and Wade) have to play well, but we need balance, and we need a few more guys stepping up and making timely shots, which is how we got here."
"We need balance. Both of those guys (Shaq and Wade) have to play well, but we need balance, and we need a few more guys stepping up and making timely shots, which is how we got here."

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