Miami Heat: Van Gundy Bros. Think Heat Can Run With The ’95-’96 Chicago Bulls

August 22nd, 2010 by Josh Martin Leave a reply »
More than a month clear of the rat race surrounding LeBron James and with two months until the NBA season, the Miami Heat are still finding its way into the sports headlines.

Most notably, the Van Gundy brothers–TV analyst Jeff and Orlando Magic coach Stan–have made their feelings about the new-look Heat quite public.

The elder Van Gundy got the hype ball rolling again when he proclaimed that Miami would "break the single season win record" set by the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls and "have a legit shot at the Lakers' 33-game streak", which still stands as the longest winning streak in NBA history some thirty-eight years later.

Nary a fortnight later, little brother Stan Van went on record by suggesting Dwyane Wade and Friends could beat Michael Jordan's Bulls on paper, saying, "I am going to tell you that the Heat roster is better than any roster that Michael Jordan played with the Bulls."

Bold, if not calculated, lest anyone forget that Stan's Magic will be competing in the same division and for the same conference crown as the Heat.

Beyond the "oohs" and "aahs" associated with the "throwing down" of the ...

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