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Udonis Haslem made his presence felt with 13 points and 5 rebounds. Mike Miller added 7 rebounds.
I'm not sure what to make of the contributions of Haslem and Miller. It sure felt at the time like it was a big deal that somebody outside the big three was finally doing something. And, Haslem in particular was almost crowned as Mr. America after the game. On TNT, Charles Barkley called him the "X factor" that turned the game around. There was certainly a consensus growing that Haslem's presence could turn the series around too.
The problem with that shows up in the plus/minuses. Remember, Miami won by 10 points.
Game Two Plus/Minuses:
Bosh: +22 points (-12 without him)
Wade: +19 points (-9 without him)
James: +8 points (+2 without him)
Miller: -11 points (+21 without him)
Haslem -11 points (+21 without him)
So, the "X-factor" saw his team get outscored by 11 points when he was on the floor for 23 minutes. Then, he watched them outscore the Bulls by 21 points when he was on the bench??!!
This can be a goofy stat in the short term. And, maybe Bosh, Wade, and James had more energy to produce because of the "on floor rest break" they were getting thanks to Haslem when he was in the game. Then their production increased significantly when Haslem sat back down.
Or, maybe, Haslem was messing up some defensive rotations in a way the untrained eye didn't see because nobody was really paying attention at the time. It will take more of a sample size to get it pegged properly. The truth very likely falls between "-11" and "turned the series around." Miami fans are hoping it ends up registering much closer to the latter.