Heat Offense: Shaquille O'Neal started Game 1 in attack mode. He caught the ball and overpowered Ben Wallace early in the game. However, after the first quarter he tired and got into foul trouble again. He had no explosion and lift during the second half and missed point-blank shots. The Heat are going to need Shaq to play at a higher level as this series progresses. He and Dwyane Wade had five turnovers each, and that gets you beat in the playoffs.
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