What exactly is a mini-dynasty? Well, I'm glad you asked.
A mini-dynasty is the baby step before any sports franchise reaches the nearly unobtainable level of being a full-blown dynasty.
To qualify to be considered a mini-dynasty, a team must have at least two NBA Finals appearances and won at least one within three years. There aren't many teams who have obtained this honor, but as you can guess, the Miami Heat are on the brink of reaching this achievement.
Let's assume that LeBron James and company can reach the mini-dynasty level. Where would they rank with the others? Let's find out.