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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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1,311 373
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
1,283 329
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
858 259
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

4
767 242
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Chris Bosh Power forward

5
793 195
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

6
684 125
Tim Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Tim Hardaway Point guard

7
493 128
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
625 189
Ray Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Ray Allen Shooting guard

9
412 215
Udonis Haslem is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Udonis Haslem Power forward

10
410 84
Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

11
216 142
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

12
279 105
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Gary Payton Point guard

13
225 111
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Steve Smith Shooting guard

14
238 168
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Mario Chalmers Point guard

15
204 79
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
jessen-cheng added Goran Dragić Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

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16
177 112
Rony Seikaly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Rony Seikaly Center

17
203 67
Jason Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Jason Williams Point guard

18
186 104
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
134 112
Jamal Mashburn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Jamal Mashburn Small forward

20
110 85
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
122 92
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
126 90
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
89 107
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
163 89
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
98 67
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added James Jones Shooting guard, Small forward

26
69 90
Brian Grant is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Brian Grant Power forward, Center

27
44 103
Bimbo Coles is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Bimbo Coles Point guard

28
108 74
Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Caron Butler Small forward

29
54 93
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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67 45
Norris Cole is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
hthmas58 added Norris Cole Point guard

31
47 90
Voshon Lenard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
madamsundin added Voshon Lenard Shooting guard

32
77 53
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
77 85
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
madamsundin added Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

34
29 57
Sherman Douglas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Sherman Douglas Point guard

35
78 31
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
19 58
Keith Askins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Keith Askins Shooting guard, Small forward

37
58 52
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Juwan Howard Power forward, Center

38
44 105
Joel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
BillMaxson added Joel Anthony Center

39
47 41
Michael Beasley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Justin Kim added Michael Beasley Small forward, Power forward

40
58 35
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
MaxCombs added Joe Johnson Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

41
33 23
Josh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Josh Richardson Guard

42
15 53
Rory Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Rory Sparrow Point guard

43
6 37
Kevin Edwards is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Kevin Edwards Point guard, Shooting guard

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44
26 29
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
23 57
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 31
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 32
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
10 33
Okaro White is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Ivan LP added Okaro White Forward

49
41 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
12 41
Derrick Williams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Tamis1966 added Derrick Williams Forward, Power forward