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As Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics gets closer and closer, questions continue to arise about what version of the Heat we're going to see against what seems to be their newest rival.  Even though Miami took care of the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 1 in the 1st round, I'm sure many of you will agree with me that we could have seen a lot better out of the Heat at times.  That being said, nobody knows it better then the team themselves. 

Since taking care of the Sixers on Wednesday night, Miami has been on the practice court everyday preparing for what should be a very physical, intense and long series against the Celtics.  Following practice on Friday we were able to speak to Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, LeBron James and Erik Spoelstra as they talked a little about the season leading up until now but mostly about the upcoming series against Boston.  You can find the audio after the jump, and to play it just click on the file and it should open up and play in your browser.

Erik Spoelstra- Boston capable of winning back home court

Erik Spoelstra- Bring on the Celtics

Erik Spoelstra- Neither LeBron nor Wade can win this alone

Erik Spoelstra- We've got to walk the walk now

Erik Spoelstra- Will things change if Shaq doesn't play

Erik Spoelstra- First 82 games mean nothing right now

Erik Spoelstra- We endured a lot of crap this year

Chris Bosh- Boston can affect you mentally

Chris Bosh- Home court means a lot to me

Chris Bosh- I need an aggressive mindset with the ball

Chris Bosh- I've studied and I'm mentally ready

Chris Bosh- Tempering his attitude about round 2

Chris Bosh- This season has had much adversity

LeBron James- First 82 games don't mean squat

LeBron James- Boston analagous to old Pistons squad

LeBron James- Celtics have dealt with adversity as a team

Dwyane Wade- Bosh and Garnett will do whatever it takes

Dwyane Wade- Bosh can be a game changer

Dwyane Wade- Bosh will have his hands full with Garnett

Dwyane Wade- Different responsibilities for me vs. Boston

Dwyane Wade- It'll take a team effort to battle Rajon

Dwyane Wade- Never more ready to face Boston

Dwyane Wade- Shaq an asset when he plays

Dwyane Wade- We battled all season to get home court advantage

Dwyane Wade- We expect a raucous crowd at the AAA