Steve Kerr has been harping on this, and he’s right: the Miami Heat aren’t really running any plays right now. The guards are dribbling aimlessly, and nobody is cutting.
Here, again, is where the absence of Chris Bosh is felt a lot. With Bosh in the lineup, the Heat can run a horns set, where two big men stand at the elbows and either LeBron James or Dwyane Wade cuts in from the baseline to take a dribble-handoff. Bosh is excellent at this because he has the ball skills to execute the hand-off and is enough of a threat to require attention after setting the screen. Nobody else on the Heat has a chance to execute this play.
This is why we were saying that losing Bosh is a big deal.