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The Miami Heat seem to be getting hot at the right time, no pun intended. The Heat were very close to being eliminated in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Boston Celtics. After a 3-2 deficit, many questioned the mental toughness and willpower of this group.
The Heat have seemed to prove to everyone that they are still the team to beat. LeBron James had at least 25 points in all seven games of the series. Dwyane Wade has had first-half struggles for much of the series, but seemed to come alive when it mattered most.
More importantly, Chris Bosh seems to be as healthy as ever, contributing 19 points in Game 7. With the role players providing baskets, this Heat team can be a very tough out for the Thunder.
The Heat looked down and out after Game 5. Head coach Erik Spoelstra seemed to be back in the hot seat. James was about to be completely torn apart if he couldn't lead his team back to the NBA Finals, and the whole country questioned if this Heat team was mentally strong in late-game situations.
Seems like a lot to handle, right? Tell that to this passionate group. It wasn't always pretty, but Miami is back in the finals. This is the time where the Heat have to prove themselves the most.