As the NBA season progresses past its midway point and heads toward the All-Star break, the Miami Heat have earned one of the best records in the league. Although the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference is tight right now, the Heat should at least be a lock for one of the top six spots, if not one of the top three seeds in the East.
That being said, the Heat are less interested in how the regular season plays out and are more concerned with how they perform in the playoffs. The leadership of the Miami Heat organization has one goal in mind—win a championship.
They have seen the potential of their roster and they know that they are capable of achieving that goal this year. Even though the Heat have been dominant defensively and have some lethal offensive weapons, we really have not seen the team at full strength yet.
When will we see the team at full health and full strength? Will they ever get there?
Will it be too late to develop as a team at that point? Before diving into the issues surrounding the Miami Heat and their lack of continuity, let’s briefly look at one of the other teams in the Eastern Conference, the Brooklyn Nets.