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“We did what we’re supposed to do,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “It’s not anything more than that. We’re already trying to leave this game behind.”

By then, word was just seeping out of what happened in the Knicks locker room.

“Amare is a huge piece of this team,” Chandler said. “And, you know, without him, it’s going to make it more difficult.”

Notes: Knicks G Mike Bibby came out of one of his shoes during play early in the second quarter, then was miffed after Wade picked up the sneaker and tossed it out of his reach as New York took the ball into the offensive end. “I don’t think many people have done that before,” Wade said. … Heat F Udonis Haslem bought tickets for relatives of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla. on Feb. 26. … Shumpert watched from the locker room. … It’s the first time the Heat have held a 2-0 series lead over the Knicks. All four previous matchups were split after the opening two games.