Considering the fact that the 2012 NBA season is still a question mark, with few analysts sure how long the lockout will last, success for each team once it begins could come down to who made the best use of their time during the work stoppage.
The Miami Heat will be looking to get back to the Finals in their second year of the "Big Three;" however, with the season greatly shortened, veteran teams like the world champion Dallas Mavericks, Lakers and Celtics will have to play fewer games and be fresher by the time the postseason arrives. That means that Heat players must work on their games during the lockout if they want to get back to the Finals and win it all.
For all the talk about LeBron James' struggles in the Finals, (and I will concede, he definitely needs to find a post game and consistent jumper soon, in order for this team to succeed) Chris Bosh, also had his troubles with the Mavericks front line in the Finals and showed that he needs to better integrate himself into the Heat system in order for this team to win its final game of the postseason.
Here are six suggestions for Chris Bosh to become a bigger factor for the Heat next season.