As far as DeShawn Stevenson is concerned, the Miami Heat
really is “Hollywood as Hell’’ as Joakim Noah said during the
Eastern Conference finals.
The drama that Heat players Dwyane Wade and LeBron James use
when it comes to making fouls look more egregious than they really are is
starting to wear on the Mavericks.
As Stevenson said Monday, if you touch the Heat’s
stars, “They’re great, great actors and they sell it.’’
The Mavericks may be grasping at straws in this department.
Wade has shot 21 free throws through three games. James has shot just 10. They
combined to shoot just eight free throws in Game 3.
In contrast, Dirk Nowitzki has taken a Finals’ high 24
free throws so far and had nine of them in Game 3.
Wade mostly shrugged when told about Stevenson’s
words. But he clearly wasn’t amused by them.
“No, I have no comment on that,’’ Wade
said. “We’ll talk about that at the end of the