- Although coach Erik Spoelstra did not announce any lineup or rotation changes, it appears reserve center Chris Andersen will play after sitting out Games 4 and 5. Andersen was a rotation casualty once Spoelstra replaced Udonis Haslem in the starting lineup with Mike Miller.
- The Heat say they will make defending Spurs guard Danny Green on the perimeter a bigger priority. Green has made a Finals record 25 3-pointers in the series. Heat center Chris Bosh said, “He won’t be open tonight.”
- Green said he expected a stronger emphasis. He said it’s a matter of adjusting to whatever defense the Heat throws at him, adding, “the first five minutes is what we adjust to.”
- Look for the Heat to utilize a different strategy against Spurs guard Tony Parker, too. Parker had 26 points in Game 5 because he somewhat caught the Heat off guard by being in more isolation situations against Mario Chalmers and Norris Cole. Chalmers said the Heat properly adjusted the game plan for Tuesday.
– Zachary Paul