Repeat or Bust for Miami Heat

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The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders.  There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going.

It took a season longer than anticipated but the Miami Heat reached the top of the mountain last season winning the NBA Championship and getting the insanely large monkey off LeBron James’ back.  Management didn’t just sit back and rest on their laurels this off-season, making a few minor but key moves to help the Heat’s chances of repeating.

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Miami Heat Need Better Talent Around LeBron, Wade, and Bosh

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Like we are currently seeing in the NFL, the 2011 NBA off-season is up in the air with a lockout looming.  Free agency could be delayed and completely restructured depending on the new agreement reached by the owners and players.  Still, The Sports Bank continues to break down all thirty NBA teams to see what areas they need to address in the off-season.

The Miami Heat were close, but not close enough to win the NBA Championship.  Besides making sure LeBron‘s ego is okay after the bashing it has taken in the past couple of weeks, Miami needs to find better role players to compliment their Big 3.

By: David Kay

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Will LeBron, Wade, Bosh Live Up to Hype?

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The most anticipated NBA season in decades tips off tonight when the Eastern Conference Champion Boston Celtics take on the evil empire that most expect to dethrone the reining champs.  All the talk in the off-season centered on “The Decision” and tonight we get our first look at LeBron, Wade, Bosh, and NBA’s public enemy number one; the Miami Heat.  As Terrell Owens once said, “get your popcorn ready.”

By: David Kay
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