2010 NBA Draft: Where Do the Miami Heat Go Now?

June 26th, 2010 by Bhemis Parks Leave a reply »
Now that the 2010 NBA Draft has been concluded, what direction must the Miami Heat take? Most fans hope they will try to go after Wade and two other top tier players.

That isn't really a good idea. Boston and Los Angeles are proof that it takes more than just big names to get to the top of the mountain. You need to have capable role players to balance things out.

LeBron James had the best team this regular season but they didn't fare any better than the fifth seeded Heat and Dwyane Wade. So what must Miami do?

Currently, the Heat have four very good building blocks to work with: Dwyane Wade (if he doesn't leave), Michael Beasley, Mario Chalmers, and Dexter Pittman (the 6'11" and 303 pound rookie center).

Wade, Beasley, and Chalmers could easily be penciled in as starters. That would mean the Heat would need to find two very good starters and four to five good players to fill out its bench.

The Heat need to target these three players as their starting small forward: Joe Johnson, Rudy Gay, and Andre Iguodala. Anything less than these three will be a failure.

Iguodala would be ideal because he is the cheapest ($1 ...

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