Things Are Heating Up in Miami: Reviewing the Supporting Cast

July 27th, 2010 by Brett Napier Leave a reply »
With the whole league seemingly fixated on whether or not Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh can co-exist, Pat Riley has been busy trying to recruit players to surround the Big Three.

This all started with Wade, LeBron and Bosh taking a paycut on their contracts. Instead of making 120 million plus over six years, LeBron and Bosh will earn 110 million, and D. Wade will earn 107.

It seems as though unselfishness, both on and off the court, is the key for success for Miami this season.

This was the first domino to fall.

By the Big Three taking a paycut, the Heat had saved cap-room to split between three-point specialist Mike Miller and, in my view, the heart and soul of the Miami Heat, Udonis Haslem.

Mike Miller, a former Rookie of the Year and 6th man of the Year, is the perfect addition to this team. He is extremely effective on offense: he can shoot the ball well, can put it on the floor and drive to the rim, and most importantly, he is a willing passer.


Udonis Haslem is the only remaining player from the '06 championship team, along with Dwyane Wade. A Co-Captain with the team last y ...

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