Can Heat turn it up a notch in Finals?

Updated: June 5, 2014, 4:04 PM ET
By Steve Ilardi | Special to ESPN.com

The Miami Heat haven't shifted into "playoff gear" this season, according to my analysis from the Eastern Conference finals. The key finding: Miami's slight postseason improvement in net efficiency can be completely chalked up to the team's tighter playoff rotations -- more minutes for the Big Three, less burn for guys like Michael Beasley.

On the other hand, perhaps LeBron James & Co. only really turn it up at select, pivotal moments within the game. If so, the evidence might be buried ...

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