10 Reasons Why The Miami Heat Can’t Lose
10 Reasons The Miami Heat Cannot Be Beat
The Miami Heat are in the middle of the second greatest streak in NBA history. They are the winners of 23 straight games, and have a shot at challenging the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers’ 33 wins for the longest streak ever. At this point, it looks like they cannot be stopped.
The Heat will need to win games against the Chicago Bulls and the San Antonio Spurs in order to reach the all time record, and Accuscore only gives them a 7.4% chance of reaching 33 straight. Sounds rough, but the odds to actually break the record drop even further, with Accuscore coming in at just a 6.4%.
Numbers like that make it tough to imagine the Heat continuing their streak, but the eye test will tell you, the Heat cannot be beat right now. They are playing with a level of confidence most other teams can only dream of, and why shouldn’t they?
The Big Three of the Heat came together just a few, short years ago with this type of dominance in mind. That is why no one should be surprised at their success. LeBron James and Chris Bosh joining powers with Dwyane Wade in Miami was something you do in a video game to have the unstoppable team!
Sure, it was rough over the first season, but even then they made it to the NBA Finals. With the supporting cast around them getting better every season, it is no surprise the Heat are on a streak like this. That is why it makes sense to present to you 10 reasons why the Heat cannot be beat.
Check out our list, and as always, if you do not agree with the order, or feel we left something out, feel free to leave a comment in the space below, or reach out to us on twitter using the hashtag #RML, for Rant My Life.
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10. Making A Difference
The Heat Bench is as big a part of their success as the Big Three.
9. Shane Battier Rules
Time and time again Shane Battier has hit a needed three to put the Heat in control. With out Battier there is no streak.
8. Positionless Perception
Head coach Eric Spolstra has gotten out of the way and let the guys figure it out. They play a "position-less" concept, where the players are capable to play several positions at any one time. It has translated into a smooth running offensive machine.
7. One For All…
The Miami Heat are no longer involved in "Hero Ball" and they play an extremely unselfish game of team ball. Chemistry is unreal, as evidenced by their contribution to the Harlem Shake epidemic.
6. Mama Dat Man Is Back
Dwyane Wade is back to playing the way he played before the "Decision". He has found a way to compliment James while still posing a threat to their opponents. Having both superstars on fire at the same time make them a tough team to bet.
5. I've Got This
The bigger the game, the more clutch the Heat play. Whether it is LeBron, Wade, Ray Allen or any of the rest of the guys, someone always steps up when it matters the most.
4. Lebron James Is The Best In The Game
LeBron James is playing like a man that is no longer weighed down by unrealized expectations. He has moved the conversation past "the best in the NBA", and moved it to "the best of all time". Not an easy thing to do.
3. So Not Fair
No one else in the league has the same level of talent. The Miami Heat are stacked. There is no if, ands, or butts about it. The rest of the NBA teams either need to build to the same talent level, or evolve. Neither are easy things to do.
2. This Is How We Do It
This is what James, Bosh and Wade came together to do! This type of dominance is exactly what the three imagined when they chose to join up and create a super team.
1. Haters Gonna Hate
There are no bigger haters than those that hate on LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Every time they win, or LeBron reaches another milestone, or sets another record, the haters spew even more hate from their hater lips. Why stop giving them what they want? After all, haters need love too.
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