He watched Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Denver without logging a single minute, either.
The Heat dusted their 34-year-old stretch forward off the bench and into the starting lineup for Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night,
helping Miami build a 21-10 lead in the opening quarter.
Love was not the answer to slow Nikola Jokić, who’d finish with a superb 41 points and 11 rebounds.
. Love was not Miami’s leading scorer. But Miami’s added size helped combat Denver’s swirling offense.
which combined to connect on 17-of-35 3-pointers in Miami’s 111-108 victory over the Nuggets, tying this championship series at 1-1.