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Miller approaching final two weeks of season as tryout

A quick note on Mike Miller...

He tried his best to duck out of AmericanAirlines Arena on Tuesday night after his 18-point game but I tracked Miller down just outside the players' parking lot. After making four three-pointers in back-to-back games, Miller told me that he's approaching the final two weeks if the regular season as a tryout for the playoffs.

Miller said he's not "naive" and understands he has an uphill battle to receive playing time in the postseason after the Heat won 27-straight games mostly without him.

"It's a tryout for sure," Miller said. "I just need to get in shape. I'll be ready."

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Yeah, smart thinking Mike.... I think you can be a important part of this run, let it fly....

Absolutely! Stretching the floor AND rebounding. Dude plays with energy and focus and no fear. Love it!

Does CB get a break as the season nears the end?

I think all the shooters should be trying to find their rhythm... What about that curl to a foul line shot... It's there for all of you... I know some of you like the three... But that shot will be there as well... knock it down..

Lewis, let's see you get aggressive... Not to attack the basket, but to find your spots, and catch and shoot...

Allen, that curl to the line shot, with your touch, is like a lay up... take it til they stop it...

Jones, let it fly...

Cole, get creative, attack at times, mid-range shot, drive and kick, pick and roll, pick and pop, cut to the rim, your defense has been good, stay aggressive...

this next game against the bobcats, we should seriously get in rhythm...

black you like ray allen now?

Ray actually did a competent job handling the ball in the moments when Cole wasn't in the game. Looked aggressive in attacking the rim occasionally.

Black did you see the same thing?

Well, we have a great opportunity to win it all this season... And if we bring an open mind to the table, and put our players in good positions to succeed, I think it will be very tough to beat us....

Let me be clear though, I never said I didn't like Ray Allen, but I did say is, I didn't trust him... I mean, he's the greatest three-point shooter of all time... But, we have more options here... I would luv to see everyone clicking on all cylinders, but thats why they play the games... We still will have to find the hot hand, and giving everyone the chance to find their rhythm now wouldn't hurt...

Look, going into the postseason, we have to band together... We are the Heat... As one, we will win it all... everyone, will be needed... and if anyone goes cold, replace him with some one else...

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