Things weren’t working out at first for the Miami Heat.
They had lost the previous Eastern Conference Finals the season before to an unfortunate miss by Jimmy Butler to almost win the game against the Boston Celtics. They carried that jet lag into their offseason, not picking up any new additions and losing someone solid within their core in PJ Tucker to the Philadelphia 76ers.
We saw Jimmy test some new haircuts in the offseason, and with him seeming slimmer than ever, we thought we’d see a similar result the following year. We also lost the 6th man of the year in Tyler Herro, so his return this season was very promising, to say the least. An Erik Spoelstra-led unit [...]