The Bulls remain the only team in league history to win more than 70 games in the regular season, an amazing feat considering the strength of former Celtic and Laker teams.
When LeBron James decided to join forces with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, many analysts and experts, including ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy, believed that the Heat could break the regular-season record of the Chicago Bulls and win more than 72 games.
Two years, two NBA Finals appearances and one championship later, and the Heat have not looked even close to sniffing the Bulls record, though I will cut the Heat some slack for last year, as it was a lockout-shortened season.
However, this upcoming season I believe the Heat have a chance at topping MJ's Bulls. Here's why.