The Miami Heat are the 2012 NBA champions. So, who's next?
In a league where forward thinking is not only encouraged but is a way of life, there's hardly any time to digest the Heat's victory.
The second LeBron James hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy above his head, 29 other teams consciously vowed to ensure that wouldn't be the case next June.
But while such chivalry is admirable, there are only a handful of teams that truly stand in the way of the Heat and a repeat.