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While Mario Chalmers, the Heat's starter at the position, has certainly picked up his game this season, point guard still represents the Heat's worst position.
Again, give Chalmers credit—he's cut down on his turnovers (.7 fewer per game than last season) and he's one of the five Miami players to be shooting above 40 percent from beyond the arc.
However, he's not a great distributor and still occasionally makes a mistake that will leave you scratching your head. His assist to turnover ratio is 2.24, which ranks 34th for just point guards.
But more than Chalmers, the real reason Miami's point guards get a low mark is because of 'Rio's backup, Norris Cole.
Cole brings energy and great on-ball defense, but offensively he's for the most part abysmal. Cole isn't a very good shooter (32.9 percent on 3P), an atrocious distributor and prone to turnovers.
Cole doesn't qualify on this leaderboard. But just to put his offensive troubles in perspective, the worst assist-to-turnover ratio for a qualifying point guard is 2.18 and Cole's is 1.65.
On top of that, Cole ranks 74 out of 77 qualifying point guards in PER.
Still, when benches shorten in the postseason, Cole will likely see very few minutes.
Also, the Heat have non-point guards who are elite ball handlers such as James and Wade, so this issue certainly isn't as bad as it could be.