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NBA: Top 5 Teams That Could Upset the Miami Heat in June
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Who’s going to come out of the West this season? 

Better question: Who do we want to come out of the West? 

By that, I mean who’s got the best chance to beat the Miami Heat because, with all due respect to the other teams in the East, I can’t see a scenario where the Heat don't make the NBA Finals

And again, with all due respect to all the other fanbases in the East, we want to see another “LeBrondown” in the NBA Finals. 

Anything less would be considered a catastrophic disappointment.

If I had to make a bet on who wins it all, I’d take the "field” of Western Conference teams over the Heat. 

That’s only because, as we know, anything can happen in the Finals when LeBron James and the Heat are involved. 

That’s why, for this article, I’m willing to give every team the benefit of the doubt.

So, here is who I think will come out of the West, who we want to come out of the West (for TV ratings and entertainment purposes) and which Western Conference team has the best chance to slay the almighty Heat for the second straight year. 

(My apologies to Memphis, Portland, Houston and Denver for not including you.)

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