Can Heat keep cool under pressure?

Despite excelling when going gets tough, Miami must avoid harder path in Finals

Updated: June 17, 2012, 1:11 PM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

In only two weeks the Miami Heat's season has swung from adversity to opportunity. They're no longer missing a key player because of injury and they no longer have the threat of elimination pointing in their face like the tip of a bayonet. Their opponent is formidable, but their scenario is simple: win three home games to become NBA champions. They're serving for the match.

And that could be the their biggest issue.

The Heat used to have a reputation as front-runners, but that's ...

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