All of these teams require changes and upgrades of some sort or another in an effort that could stop the Miami Heat dead in their tracks, over the next five years, at least.
And the common aspect of change that all these teams share comes at either the center spot or the point guard spot or both—where a dominant center is crucial and a pure point guard is mandatory.
The Miami Thrice have promised the citizens of South Beach a bunch of championship banners over the next few years.
Can the Heat win it all this year? The answer is quite possibly yes, but there are 10 teams that are capable of throwing a wrench in Miami’s plans over the next few years in an effort to halt the dynasty.
Some of these teams are like ripened fruit that are ready to leap into the mix with the Heat, while others are still raw and must grow to maturation before posing a threat.
Who are these guys and what changes to they need to make in order to slay the three-headed dragon aka Miami Thrice and put them into a constant state of flux?