NBA The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time  

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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
1,887 527
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2
1,824 481
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

3
1,207 370
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

4
1,077 275
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

5
1,070 331
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Power forward

6
911 174
Tim Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

7
860 263
Ray Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard

8
659 192
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

9
532 275
Udonis Haslem is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Power forward

10
557 156
Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

11
317 106
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
jessen-cheng added Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

12
289 186
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard

13
373 151
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

14
293 144
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard

15
234 142
Rony Seikaly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Center

16
299 231
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

17
276 95
Jason Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

18
247 131
Shane Battier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

19
173 142
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Small forward

20
163 125
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

21
140 129
Luol Deng is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
tom-charbono added Small forward

22
171 116
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward, Center

23
121 129
P. J. Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

24
210 106
Mike Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

25
140 81
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Shooting guard, Small forward

26
141 93
Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Small forward

27
91 112
Brian Grant is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Power forward, Center

28
60 122
Bimbo Coles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Point guard

29
72 111
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Small forward, Power forward

30
62 108
Voshon Lenard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
madamsundin added Shooting guard

31
91 61
Norris Cole is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
hthmas58 added Point guard

32
46 70
Sherman Douglas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

33
113 77
Justise Winslow is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
little JP Tokoto added Small forward

34
123 44
Dion Waiters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Tamis1966 added Point guard, Shooting guard

35
110 109
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
madamsundin added Small forward, Power forward

36
60 122
Joel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
BillMaxson added Center

37
71 66
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Power forward, Center

38
25 71
Keith Askins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

39
86 39
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
MaxCombs added Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

40
69 32
Josh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Guard

41
73 55
Michael Beasley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Justin Kim added Small forward, Power forward

42
13 49
Kevin Edwards is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

43
52 32
James Johnson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Tamis1966 added Small forward, Forward, Power forward

44
20 72
Rory Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

45
15 59
Okaro White is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Ivan LP added Forward

46
72 29
Tyler Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Guard

47
35 45
Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard

48
28 72
Clarence Weatherspoon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
slaft added Small forward, Power forward

49
15 43
Isaac Austin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Center

50
24 48
Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward, Center