The All-Miami Heat Team

Over the past 23 years, the Miami Heat have had some really strong teams and some really bad teams. Players have come and gone, but there are certain players who made an impact. Here is the all-time all-star team.

Starting 5:

Point Guard: Tim Hardaway- Although they never won a championship with him, Hardaway was the Heat’s floor general for several years.

Shooting Guard: Dwyane Wade- Finals MVP and NBA Champion. Does anything else need to be said?

Small Forward: LeBron James- He has not won a championship, yet, but in one full season with the Heat, he helped lead them to the NBA Finals. He will probably win 2012 MVP.

Power Forward: Udonis Haslem- Although he doesn’t even start on today’s team, Udonis is a leader for the Heat and does the dirty work. Bosh has not accomplished enough with the team yet to be here.

Center: Alonzo Mourning- This was between Shaq and Zo, but I had to give Zo the edge. He won a championship after Shaq’s arrival, but that was after dealing with his kidney ailments and he was never the same after that. NBA Champion , All-Star, NBA- First Team and two-time defensive player of the year in his prime.

Bench:

Center: Shaquille O’Neal- He came to Miami and promised a championship and won on. Shaq’s attitude led to him leaving Miami, which was also a problem with the Lakers and Kobe.

Forward/ Center: P.J. Brown- People forget about P.J., but at his prime he was a defensive stopper and made big defensive plays.

Power Forward: Chris Bosh- Although he is an NBA All-Star, Bosh isn’t on the first team. He produces and does what he is supposed to, but has not earned his stripes in Miami.

Power Forward: Brian Grant- After coming to Miami from Portland, Grant was a leader and fan- favorite. He rebounded and shot a solid jumper.

Small Forward: Jamal Mashburn- In the few seasons he was with the Heat, Mashburn played well and scored a lot for Miami.

Small Forward: Bruce Bowen- Although he was known for his time with the Spurs, Bowen’s defense really helped the Heat in his two stints with the team.

Shooting Guard: Eddie Jones- He would score at will and was considered the Heat’s best player for a long time.

Guard/ Forward: Dan Majerle- No one will ever forget Thunder Dan and his humongous shots.

Guard/Forward: Glen Rice- One of the sweetest strokes of all-time, Rice was an NBA All-Rookie First team with the Heat and hit a lot of big shots.

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Point Guard: Jason Williams- Helped lead the Heat to an NBA title in 2006.

Honorable Mention:

Center: Rony Seikaly: Was part of the Heat’s original team, but he doesn’t compare to Shaq or Zo.

Small Forward: Caron Butler- He could have been one of the greatest players in NBA history when they drafted him out of UConn, but they had to include him in the trade for Shaq, which ended up paying off.

Point Guard/ Shooting Guard: Eddie House- You’re probably wondering why Eddie House is here, but he has been a Heat regular for years. It was upsetting when they cut him before this season, but they no longer needed. I will never forget when I was a kid and the whole American Airlines Arena would sing Trick Daddy’s “Take it to the House.”

Point Guard: Gary Payton- Although he’ll forever be known as SuperSonic, he helped Miami get to the championship in 2006.

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