Though difficult to comprehend now, it wasn't long ago that the Miami Heat – with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh wearing red and gold – looked lost offensively. Conventional wisdom before the 2010-2011 season was that Miami would take the league by storm, ushering in new structures of team-building both on and off the floor. Back then, it didn't seem insane when Jeff Van Gundy predicted that this new Big Three would lead the Heat to a record-breaking 73 wins – never before had skilled, smart, uber-athletes of James and Wade's caliber ran opposite wings, and Bosh was an ideal fit alongside them as rangy inside-out scorer.
[caption id="attachment_5769" align="alignnone" width="590"] Apr 11, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) takes a breather during the second half against the Indiana Pacers at American
For the last two seasons, LeBron James certainly brought his A-game to the playoffs, but left something behind that we all can't imagine living without in the 21st century - technology. James turned his
Lee Jenkins is in the house.
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End of the Season
The Miami Heat have had several opportunities over the last few weeks to lock up the first seed in the Eastern Conference. But they didn't get a damn.
10: Goran Dragic- 20.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 1.3 steals, 51% FG, 42% 3PT, 76% FT
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