Heat preparing for dual realities in Game 5 vs. Bucks as Antetokounmpo watch continues – HEDGE accordingly

The Miami Heat spent Monday preparing for two opponents, and it wasn’t a case of looking past this best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal NBA playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks.With Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo dealing with a sprained right ankle and still in a walking boot Monday, the Heat returned to practice juggling dual defensive philosophies — the defensive wall to stop Antetokounmpo that proved so effective in the series’ first three games, and the perimeter-based defensive approach that proved so ineffective in Game 4 Sunday after Antetokounmpo went out early in the …

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