How the hiatus affects all 30 NBA teams

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Miami Heat: Trying to integrate Iguodala

Aside from recovering from nagging injuries to Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro and Meyers Leonard, this hiatus should give the Miami Heat the chance to properly integrate Andre Iguodala (assuming the league gives them some practice time before returning).

Even without an ease-in period, and even if the NBA hastily jumped right into the playoffs upon returning, the Heat would benefit from being able to give a seasoned veteran like Iggy the time to learn his teammates, their tendencies and their playbook — even if it’s off the court or in a virtual capacity.

Miami will have a fully healthy Butler and Herro at its disposal along with a well-rested Iguodala, and as long as the Heat Culture and elite conditioning extends to this long break from action, this team could galvanize into something dangerous.