Why didn't the Heat foul Pierce?
thought about it,'' coach Erik Spoelstra would say later.
The in-bounds pass was with 11.7 seconds left. It went straight to
Pierce. The Heat had a foul to give. And yet Miami chose to guard Pierce
loosely, and gamble that Boston's best shooter would fail.
Miami gave Pierce an open look.
That's a little
like giving Usain Bolt a head start.