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
list ordered by

1
1,977 538
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2
1,898 494
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

3
1,254 382
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

4
1,114 288
Alonzo Mourning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

5
1,105 340
Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Power forward

6
937 179
Tim Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

7
889 275
Ray Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard

8
681 197
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

9
555 283
Udonis Haslem is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Power forward

10
577 170
Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time

11
340 112
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
386 158
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

13
299 194
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard

14
301 149
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard

15
242 148
Rony Seikaly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Center

16
307 239
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

17
287 101
Jason Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

18
257 135
Shane Battier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

19
176 146
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Small forward

20
167 130
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

21
178 122
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward, Center

22
146 135
Luol Deng is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
tom-charbono added Small forward

23
126 131
P. J. Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

24
218 108
Mike Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

25
145 84
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
142 96
Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Small forward

27
92 115
Brian Grant is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Power forward, Center

28
75 113
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Small forward, Power forward

29
61 125
Bimbo Coles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
wiabux added Point guard

30
64 109
Voshon Lenard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
madamsundin added Shooting guard

31
95 64
Norris Cole is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
hthmas58 added Point guard

32
118 81
Justise Winslow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
little JP Tokoto added Small forward

33
48 72
Sherman Douglas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

34
128 47
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
111 112
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
72 69
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Power forward, Center

37
62 125
Joel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
BillMaxson added Center

38
90 40
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
MaxCombs added Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

39
76 34
Josh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Guard

40
26 73
Keith Askins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

41
77 56
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
14 51
Kevin Edwards is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

43
56 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
21 73
Rory Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Point guard

45
16 62
Okaro White is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
Ivan LP added Forward

46
76 29
Tyler Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Guard

47
36 46
Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard

48
28 74
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 45
Isaac Austin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Miami Heat Players of All Time
mcminnmt added Center

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