Predictions for the Miami Heat's title defense are a dime a dozen. Calls for a third straight finals appearance and even a repeat championship in August are the flavor of the summer, but how their individual players will fare and rotation get sorted is a different story altogether.
Sure, LeBron is playing the best basketball of his career, but will he have another transcendent season in wake of a full Olympic slate? Does he need one? Will Miami get the same production out of their players who stayed at home, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade? We haven't even gotten to the new additions and supporting cast.
With NBA tipoff only a month and a half away, it is prediction season in Miami. An influx of talent resides in South Beach but how they'll fare amongst a crowded rotation is one tough conundrum.