Heat at a glance
Updated: October 26, 2004, 12:48 PM ETESPN The Magazine
Suddenly, Shaq's back in the East -- and Miami's the clear-cut favorite in its division.
Figure Miami to do some damage. That said, the Heat are one major injury (to You Know Who) away from the lottery.
|The starters: Who's the comp in the East for Shaq? Only Ben Wallace is close.|
|PF||Rasual Butler||Started 28 games ... two years ago. Not many alternatives||6|
|SF||Udonis Haslem||Former undrafted FA brings tons of energy||7|
|C||Shaquille O'Neal||A slimmed-down Diesel is just plain scary||10|
|SG||Eddie Jones||Just a spot-up shooter now. Just right, with Shaq around||8|
|PG||Dwyane Wade||Future All-Star (16.2 ppg, 4.5 apg) could double his dishes||9|
|BENCH||Extra shooters big (Michael Doleac) and small (Wesley Person) float around Shaq. Extra muscle (Malik Allen, Christian Laettner) helps out in the paint.||8|