Miami Heat Check: Will Pat Riley Regret Signing Chris Bosh?

November 10th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
It's hard to imagine the Miami Heat losing a game where Dwyane Wade has 39 points and LeBron James has a 20-point triple-double, but the Utah Jazz's 116-114 overtime win on Tuesday night proves the Heat's major issues will not be solved with better chemistry.

Many observers have credited the Heat's 5-3 start to an unfamiliarity with each other, and while that line of thought does have merit, the problem extends a little deeper than that.

The most glaring and obvious concern is the inability of Miami to contain opposing elite point guards.

Boston, New Orleans and Utah all dominated from the point of attack, and so far Carlos Arroyo and Mario Chalmers have not been the solution for Miami.

Most of the attention for the Heat's early season woes have been focused on the point guard position, but in each of the three games Miami has lost they have also been killed in the interior.

Post production was also seen as an Achilles' heel for Miami, because beyond Chris Bosh there was doubt as to which players would produce playing beside him.

So far those fears seem well-founded because players like Udonis Haslem have provi ...

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