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The Heat face some hard truths

In Game 1, Miami found out the hard way why the Thunder are Finals favorites

Originally Published: June 13, 2012
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- There are a few truths the Miami Heat will have to come to terms with in these Finals and perhaps it was best to confront them right away.

They are playing a team that is deeper than them, both in terms of energy and bodies. They are facing an offensive force they are not accustomed to seeing in the Eastern Conference. And so far as Dwyane Wade, well, it's not 2006.

The Heat were the underdogs in the Finals for a reason, and it was evident in the Oklahoma City ...

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