Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 10/24/14
The Heat are coming off of their second title in the last six years, but instead of having Dwayne Wade and Shaquille O’Neal, they had Wade, Chris Bosh and Lebron James. It is no surprise that they were the champions, as they simply have the league’s top core and surrounded their superstar triumvirate with a fabulous group of role players. However, the Heat have actually improved and are even better than last season, which is very scary for the rest of the league. Now let it be said here and now, that the Miami Heat will repeat as NBA Champions and because of these reasons. 1. The New Additions: The Heat still have their fantastic core of James, Wade and Bosh, but they have added two massive improvements to their bench, in past their prime, but still effective former stars. If there was a weakness on last year’s team it was a mediocre bench, with little productivity and no game changers. However the team was able to add Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis to the mix and they are not only an ...
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