Miami Heat: What should we expect in their return to the court?

Bam Adebayo #13 of the Miami Heat dunks during a game against the New Orleans Pelicans(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
Bam Adebayo #13 of the Miami Heat dunks during a game against the New Orleans Pelicans(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) /

The Miami Heat are getting set to resume playing games, along with the rest of the NBA. What should we expect in their return?

The Miami Heat are apparently getting ready to play NBA basketball again. Well, the entire league is.

Well, then again, only 22 of the 30 NBA teams are scheduled to resume play in Orlando, Florida. This number will reportedly be made of 13 Western Conference teams and 9 from the Eastern Conference. Here is a tweet with more details from the NBA scoop master himself, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

With that in mind though, it begs of a certain question. What can we expect from our favorite little professional basketball team, the Miami Heat, in their return?

That answer is quite simple, actually. We can expect them to play Miami Heat basketball.

The Miami Heat are preparing to crank their regimen and season back up, but what can we expect to see?

Follow me here. As cliche as it sounds, if you follow the Miami Heat or have followed them at all across their existence, then you know exactly what that means.

Even though the Miami Heat or the league hasn’t played a game since March 11th, earlier than that for some teams, the Heat will come out and play as hard as they can and as if they are in peak condition. Simply based on the maximum effort and output brand of basketball that they play, you won’t even be able to tell that they haven’t played in two months.

While we have had a ton of fun discussing Pat Riley‘s potential plans for the offseason, this upcoming free agency, the pushed back NBA Draft, and hypothesizing on awards as if the season was actually over, we are glad to see Jimmy Butler returning to South Beach in order to return to play. Although perhaps a bit out of shape, or maybe not for a workaholic like Jimmy, they will still excel at the little things.

They will still hit the hardwood, dive for loose balls, go for every block, every rebound, every steal, and operate every fastbreak like madmen on a mission and possibly even more so than usual based on the rust that they should have to shake off, skill-wise, in coming back.

Next. Who should they target in free agency?. dark

Erik Spoelstra and his ability to call and orchestrate great schemes should also have a chance to shine, but the main attraction and factor here will always be the Miami Heat’s ability to outwork, outhustle, and simply wear the opponents down with their activity. That is what you should expect as the Miami Heat looks to return to the game we love to see them play.