2019-20 Season

What the Miami Heat’s offense can teach us about Michigan under Juwan Howard

Eric Shapiro studied the Miami Heat’s offense this summer to preview Michigan’s offense under Juwan Howard. Shapiro broke down Miami’s most-used offensive sets in 2018-19, and we’ve already seen Michigan utilize most of them in preseason play.

Given the amount of overlap in Michigan’s preseason identity, it felt like the perfect time to walk through the plays that Shapiro documented. Here are the five primary sets, along with a question and answer about what makes these sets work, how they apply to Michigan, and what Michigan has done that differs from the Heat.

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