3 Glaring issues the Miami Heat need to fix this offseason

If the Miami Heat want to get back to contending status, there are three issues the team must address going into the next NBA season.
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A similar issue that has carried over year-to-year has been availability issues. It is something that Pat Riley reiterated several times during his end-of-season press conference. The team was top-five in most games missed and different starting lineups due to injury this season.

This starts from some of the Heat's top players, including Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro and Terry Rozier. Butler played in 60 out of the 82 regular season games, Herro played in 42 games, and Rozier played in 31 out of his possible near 50 games as a member of the Heat following his mid-season acquistion. Even worse, both Butler and Rozier missed the entirety of the team's play-in and postseason games.

It didn't end there, as even some important rotation players missed some significant time. Josh Richardson was sidelined the entire second-half of the season with shoulder surgery. Kevin Love only appeared in 55 of the 82 games. Caleb Martin appeared in just 64 games, along with Duncan Robinson appearing in 68.

There is no way to get into any rhythm with important contributors in and out of the lineup. It makes coach Erik Spoelstra's job a lot harder, along with the whole rotation when roles are changing on a nightly basis.