missed it, both fell over backwards, and the ball went to Indiana.
“Sometimes,” Spoelstra said, “you have four or five games where nothing seems to go right.”
Wade missed his last nine shots of Friday’s game against Charlotte, when he was battling flulike symptoms. He didn’t play Saturday in Memphis, then made just one of his 13 shots against the Pacers.
So over that span, he’s gone a baffling 1 for 22 from the field.
And when Wade got an attempt to finally fall, it didn’t count — a tribute to the level of defense Indiana played all night.
Wade drove into the lane from the right wing midway through the third quarter, tossed up a shot off the board and in — only to have it waved off by Solomon Jones drawing a charge on the play. Wade attacked Jones again on the next Miami possession, got his layup blocked, then got a technical foul out of frustration.
“Our key was to go on every screen [and] make him shoot it because we knew the wrist was