Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 10/24/14
The Spurs are up 3-1 in the series with Game Five back in San Antonio. Even if the Heat extend the series another night, it has become clear their future is in major jeopardy. Miami will have some questions to answer as their “Big Three” have the option to hit free agency. We delve into that question in the latest roundtable: Philip Rossman-Reich: With the Spurs up 3-1, it is painfully obvious there is something wrong with this Heat team (and the Spurs are that good). What do you attribute the Heat’s sudden decline to? Four straight years of Finals Playoff runs? A poorly constructed roster? What does Miami have to do in both the short-run (this series) and the long-run (this summer) to remain a championship team? Matt Zemek: Let us put the notion of the Heat’s “decline” in perspective, before anything else. One could legitimately say that Oklahoma City is better than the Heat, but that is hardly a guaranteed or certified fact. The Heat match up better with the Thunder than they do w...
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