The NBA playoffs are right around the corner. The center of attention resides largely in South Florida as the Miami Heat gear up for another crack at the trophy they no doubt assumed they'd be hugging 10 months ago.
While this team is bound to start every season as the favorites to win it all, for the past two years they've found ways to elicit concern among their salivating fans as the schedule unwinds.
This year—no doubt to LeBron James' dismay—the Heat still have yet to be unbeatable. Of the kinks in this Goliath's armor, few are capable of changing the outcome of a series. Still, a few key tweaks and adjustments would make this postseason that much easier on LeBron and Co.—because if one thing is certain, it's that LeBron has it hard enough already...
Failing to make the list by virtue of being applicable at all times are an attitude adjustment, taking fewer possessions off, and reducing those lazy stretches and late-game lulls.