NBA Miami Heat: The First Shot Was the Best One

July 8th, 2011 by Naveen Maliakkal Leave a reply »
It has been one year since LeBron James turned the NBA onto its head by announcing that he would play for the Miami Heat. In doing so, he became part of one of two trios in NBA history to contain two of the top five players in the NBA along with a top-10 big man.

As the season went along, the reigning champions showed their age, two teams were not ready to win it all, and the best team found a way to sabotage their own season. This left the Heat as the only contender in the East and a lock for the finals.

Despite this talent, the Heat were unable to win the title. Problems with the team's composition, chemistry, and performance down the stretch in games led to the Heat's downfall in the finals. And even though this was just their first year together, the Miami Heat wasted their best opportunity to win a championship.


While people would argue that the only thing the Heat need is time to improve their chemistry, they leave out an important aspect. James and Dwyane Wade are redundant on the same team. Both players are ball dominant slashers. Neither of them work well without the ball (James is downright atrocious).

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