Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Friday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m.
MIAMI (AP) When Chris Andersen does something particularly impressive for the Miami Heat, a heavy metal guitar riff blares through their arena.
Deciding who plays, and when they don't, is one of the toughest parts of coaching.
Sometimes coaches stick with a player too long. Sometimes they have too much of a quick hook.
MIAMI (AP) Losing a game at the final buzzer, no less than a playoff game on the road against the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat, would seem to have potential to demoralize the Indiana Pacers.