Miami Heat: Ranking Top 5 Teams That Could Keep Heat from Back-to-Back Titles

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Miami Heat: Ranking Top 5 Teams That Could Keep Heat from Back-to-Back Titles
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Miami overcame a lot in the 2011-12 NBA playoffs to win their first NBA championship, but the competition could get a little more stiff in the upcoming year. While there is not a large list of likely teams that could contend with the Heat at this point, a few do remain that should not be forgotten.

The Heat learned a lot from their 2010-11 NBA Finals defeat to the Dallas Mavericks. Not only did they take away the fact it takes more than talent to win a championship, but they learned chemistry is the key to everything.

With the chemistry and trust continuing to build, is there a legit list of teams that can hang with the South Beach Heat?

This list consists of teams who have been there before and look to get back, along with a potential team that needs to learn the lesson Miami did a few years back.

Take a look and see the Top Five threats to stop Miami from going back-to-back.

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