Here we go again with the latest batch of NBA rumors, this time concerning the future of the Miami Heat.
The focus so far this offseason has been on the Los Angeles Lakers and the supposed run they are going to make at LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony next offseason thanks to Dwight Howard leaving town.
But what about the Heat?
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh could all opt out next offseason. What happens then? Brian Windhorst at ESPN brings up the topic:
The Heat are an example of the difference between a team with a full cap as opposed to a team that is capped out.
That’s why it would be unwise to disregard the Heat’s options when it comes to looking at next summer. There’s a chance the Heat will have as much cap space as anyone to retrofit their team around the most-prized potential free agent, LeBron James, if he opts out of his contract as expected.
LeBron is expected to opt out, but what if the rest do? The Heat will have to enter a bidding war with the Lakers and a variety of other teams just to retain their own players.
Ideally Miami would like to bring all of the guys back, but is that what the players have in mind? Two championships speaks volumes to the job the front office has done, but the Heat could be in trouble next offseason.
Perhaps the Big Three is going to split up? What do you think?
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