NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Improvements Miami Heat Must Make to Win NBA Title

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NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Improvements Miami Heat Must Make to Win NBA Title
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Look, I won't lie, I think the Heat are a lock to win it all this year. I don't have to like it, but denial isn't my thing. This team is too top-heavy and determined to be stopped. Furthermore, once the smoke clears in both conferences, they're bound to be less beat up than whomever comes out of the West—what with injuries ostensibly turning their trip to the Finals into the cakewalk LeBron James always dreamed of. 

That said, there are most definitely some exploitable kinks in Miami's armour, which they had best address in order not to leave the door open to an unlikely upset, or at least an unnecessarily hard-fought series—i.e., numbers one and two on the list of LeBron James' worst nightmares.

So here we go with five adjustments the Heat must make in order to guarantee a title with minimum adversity.

 

Tip of the hat to www.teamrankings.com for the regular-season metrics.

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