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Last season, the Heat averaged 102.1 points per game, good for eighth in the NBA.
This season, they are ranked second in the NBA with 103 PPG.
The change is due having picked up the pace on offense this year. They are ranked sixth in the NBA in pace this season. By comparison, in 2010-11, they were ranked 20th. Pace is measured by the amount of possessions a team has per 48 minutes, so essentially, the Heat are getting the ball more and are capitalizing on these extra opportunities.
They've also continued to be efficient on the offensive end, ranking first in field goal percentage, fifth in three-point percentage and seventh in free throw percentage.
Put simply, Miami have one of the most explosive and efficient offenses in the league. Although it's not much of a surprise considering the personnel, it's pretty obvious that outscoring the Heat is tough to do.