5 Underrated Heat performances from stunning Game 2 win

Tyler Herro and the Miami Heat's 3-point shooting grabbed the headlines from their Game 2 win in Boston, but the impact of these five players should not be overlooked.
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3. Nikola Jovic

Nikola Jovic is arguably the brightest spot of the Heat's entire season. His development and progression has been a beautiful thing to witness from the 20-year-old sophmore. He has earned the trust of Spoelstra, who has upgraded him to a regular starting power forward position. Jovic finished Game 2 with 11 points, nine rebounds, six assists and three steals.

He shot 4 for 5 from the field and 3 for 4 from distance while being a plus-11 when on the floor. His 25 minutes on Wednesday were important, as he quietly put together an underrated and efficient performance on both ends. Jovic's potential has always been there, but his much improved defense has won him regular playing time.

He has a great handle for a 6-foot-11 player and was pushing the pace during Game 2, which led to some easy buckets. His all-around game and floor-spreading ability made an impact that led to the Heat stealing that game from Boston.