We are less than three weeks away from Christmas Day and the beginning of the new NBA season. With the schedule being formally released yesterday, the excitement is mounting, and there is a tremendous amount of speculation heading into the new year.
The Heat are looking to avenge their finals loss from last year, and they have undoubtedly already marked off some key dates on their calendars.
Rivalries, matchups against tough competition and intense scheduling dates comprise the major games in this season.
There are plenty of important games for the Heat this year if they want to return to the championship, but let's see which ones are a must-watch for Miami fans.