Why LeBron James and the Miami Heat Are Falling Apart: Can They Be Saved?

November 24th, 2010 by Brent Nault Leave a reply »
During the 2010 regular season, teams like the New York Knicks, the New Jersey Nets, the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls spent the majority of their season clearing cap room in anticipation of the LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh sweepstakes.  

With only one player left on their roster at the beginning of free agency (Mario Chalmers) the Miami Heat shocked the world by re-signing Dwayne Wade and acquiring LeBron James and Chris Bosh.  It was thought, that this was the ultimate dream team and most analysts and experts predicted that the Heat would dominate the NBA and would easily glide to the finals and win it all.  

What most didn't consider, was that the Heat still needed other players to fill out their roster and come off the bench.  Pat Riley built around the big three by adding cheap NBA minimum contract veterans as well as paying big bucks to keep Udonis Haslem.  It is safe to say that the Heat went into the start of this season with massive expectations, and they have not lived up to them by any means.

Allow me to start by saying that 8-6 is not a terrible record by any means, but for the amount of talent ...

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