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It's pitiful when you stop and look at the production that players not named LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Ray Allen bring to the court.
The Heat's second unit is underwhelming to say the least. And the worst part about it is that they give fans glimmers of hope every once in awhile.
What the Heat need is consistency from their bench players and Mario Chalmers.
If I was the head coach of the Heat, Chalmers would already be on the bench in favor of a lineup with LeBron at the point, but that's probably why I'm not a coach in the NBA.
Anyway, back to my original point. Guys like Shane Battier, Udonis Haslem and Norris Cole need to be more productive on offense. Their lack of efficiency is allowing teams to key in on LeBron, Wade and Bosh, and it's limiting their effectiveness at times.
A productive big man coming off the bench is really what the Heat need, but that's not going to happen anytime soon—unless they give Kenyon Martin a call.
Either way, the Heat aren't going to repeat unless they get consistent bench production. Yeah, that's right Mike Miller and Norris Cole, I'm looking at you two.