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A list of the best Miami Heat of all time. Formed in 1988, the Miami Heat are the most successful of the recent NBA expansion teams. Though it took four years for the team to make its first appearance in the playoffs, Miami has more than made up for lost time. Under the leadership of Pat Riley, Miami has had some of the best basketball players of all time on its roster. Beginning with the acquisition of Alonzo Mourning from Charlotte, the Heat have always had a superstar on its roster. While superstars are generally the best players for the team, it doesn't always equal playoff success.

Once the team drafted Dwyane Wade in 2003, it helped provide the foundation for the most prosperous period in the team's history. After Wade, the team traded for Shaquille O'Neal and together the duo helped the Heat win its first NBA title in 2006. After a few years clearing cap space, Miami landed the greatest free agent class in NBA history when it signed LeBron James, the best current player in the league and Chris Bosh. With Wade, James and Bosh, Miami went to three NBA Finals, winning two of them. The sky is the limit for Miami, as long as the best players in Heat history can stay healthy. These players have the potential to be considered the greatest of all time if they continue to win championships.

This is the list of the best Miami Heat players of all time. If you think someone is missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list so it best reflects who you think are the greatest players in Miami Heat history. 
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1,365 394
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Dwyane Wade Point guard, Shooting guard

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2
1,353 344
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
LeBron James Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

3
820 205
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

4
896 272
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

5
803 254
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Chris Bosh Power forward

6
706 133
Tim Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Tim Hardaway Point guard

7
513 134
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

8
653 198
Ray Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Ray Allen Shooting guard

9
426 227
Udonis Haslem is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Udonis Haslem Power forward

10
436 94
Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

11
292 110
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Gary Payton Point guard

12
223 149
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

13
234 113
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Steve Smith Shooting guard

14
220 81
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
jessen-cheng added Goran Dragić Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

15
246 177
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Mario Chalmers Point guard

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16
184 115
Rony Seikaly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Rony Seikaly Center

17
213 69
Jason Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Jason Williams Point guard

18
192 109
Shane Battier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shane Battier Shooting guard, Small forward

19
138 116
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Jamal Mashburn Small forward

20
113 90
Luol Deng is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
tom-charbono added Luol Deng Small forward

21
124 96
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Dan Majerle Shooting guard, Small forward

22
131 94
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
bigulcards added Chris Andersen Power forward, Center

23
93 109
P. J. Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
P. J. Brown Power forward, Center

24
169 91
Mike Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Mike Miller Shooting guard, Small forward

25
73 91
Brian Grant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Brian Grant Power forward, Center

26
113 76
Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Caron Butler Small forward

27
104 71
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added James Jones Shooting guard, Small forward

28
46 107
Bimbo Coles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Bimbo Coles Point guard

29
57 95
Grant Long is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Grant Long Small forward, Power forward

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50 91
Voshon Lenard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
madamsundin added Voshon Lenard Shooting guard

31
72 46
Norris Cole is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
hthmas58 added Norris Cole Point guard

32
85 55
Justise Winslow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
little JP Tokoto added Justise Winslow

33
32 58
Sherman Douglas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Sherman Douglas Point guard

34
82 86
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
madamsundin added Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

35
85 32
Dion Waiters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Tamis1966 added Dion Waiters Point guard, Shooting guard

36
60 53
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Juwan Howard Power forward, Center

37
20 59
Keith Askins is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Keith Askins Shooting guard, Small forward

38
46 106
Joel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
BillMaxson added Joel Anthony Center

39
63 35
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
MaxCombs added Joe Johnson Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

40
50 42
Michael Beasley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Justin Kim added Michael Beasley Small forward, Power forward

41
7 37
Kevin Edwards is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Kevin Edwards Point guard, Shooting guard

42
37 23
Josh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Josh Richardson Guard

43
15 55
Rory Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Rory Sparrow Point guard

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26 30
James Johnson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Tamis1966 added James Johnson Small forward, Forward, Power forward

45
24 58
Clarence Weatherspoon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
slaft added Clarence Weatherspoon Small forward, Power forward

46
25 33
Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
CMCSS03 added Terry Porter Point guard

47
19 35
Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
CMCSS03 added Otis Thorpe Power forward, Center

48
7 31
Isaac Austin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Isaac Austin Center

49
46 22
Tyler Johnson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Tyler Johnson Guard

50
11 36
Okaro White is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Ivan LP added Okaro White Forward