Everyone else was touch-and-go with the franchise, and that did not really matter—its "Big Three" was properly aligned, and everything would be on the up and up in the postseason.
The rotations would come later, but with LeBron battling through a dislocated ring finger and Wade getting the proper rest just several weeks before the playoffs, their comeback will be poetic.
Not as if they are not predicted to be great, but they have inadvertently dropped the ball in the past couple of weeks against championship contenders, and it's left a bitter taste in everyone’s mouths.
However, the rest of the Heat players are appearing to fall in line almost perfectly as the playoffs approach. There have been roster adjustments to the starting lineup that will allow coach Erik Spoelstra to figure out the playoff rotations before tipoff.
No surprises here. Miami always picks it up when necessary.