Good defense and offense wins
A quick glance at ESPN's advanced team statistics shows a clear trend during this postseason. Of the NBA's six best offensive teams during the regular season, as measured by offensive rating, only the Miami Heat are still playing. Meanwhile, the Heat are the lone team outside the top three in defensive rating yet to go fishing.
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