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The Miami Heat Are Pretty Much Twice As Good As Every Other NBA Team In The Clutch

• Business Insider

The Heat have been coasting through three quarters all year, only to turn it on in the fourth quarter and win.

Miami doesn't have the best record in the NBA, but their eye-popping numbers in the clutch indicate that they have a gear that no other team can reach.

Here are Miami's stats in the clutch, courtesy of the NBA's excellent new stats website (clutch is defined as the final five minutes of a game where the score is within five points):

They've scored 121.4 points per 100 possessions — the best in the NBA, and 11 points above their overall average.