Miami Heat forward Luol Deng, standing, knocks the ball away from Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap, on floor, during the second period in a basketball game on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Atlanta.
Miami Heat forward Luol Deng, standing, knocks the ball away from Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap, on floor, during the second period in a basketball game on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP
Miami Heat forward Luol Deng, standing, knocks the ball away from Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap, on floor, during the second period in a basketball game on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP

Ethan J. Skolnick: Luol Deng at power forward helps Miami Heat combat small-ball

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About Ethan J. Skolnick

Ethan J. Skolnick

@EthanJSkolnick

Ethan J. Skolnick, who has spent the past two decades covering sports in South Florida, returns to The Herald to spearhead the coverage of the Heat. In addition to his previous two-year stint at the Herald (2000-2002), Ethan has worked at The Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post and most recently, was a Senior NBA Writer for Turner Sports/Bleacher Report. He hosts the "The Ethan Skolnick Show" on 790 The Ticket, every day from 4-7 p.m., and is the co-author of two books, Innovative State and Raising Your Game. A graduate of Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale (Class of 1990), he earned his B.A. at The Johns Hopkins University and his M.S. from Columbia University.