With no Miami Heat players selected for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, let’s take a trip to the past and re-live some of the best seasons of our 10 Miami Heat All-Stars and rank the best of the best.
10. Goran Dragic (1x Miami Heat All-Star)
Goran Dragic takes the #10 spot of our Miami Heat All-Stars with his 2017-18 season. In this season, Dragic averaged 17.3 PPG, 4.1 RPG, and 4.8 APG while shooting 45% from the field and 37% from deep. Dragic has been a key component in Miami Heat basketball since being traded to the team in 2015.
9. Anthony Mason (1x Miami Heat All-Star
8. Chris Bosh (6x Miami Heat All-Star)
Chris Bosh‘s best All-Star year came in the 2014-15 season, where he averaged 21.1 PPG, 7 RPG, and 2.2 APG while shooting 46% from the field and 37.5% from deep. Bosh consistently improved on his 3-point shot every year with the Heat and peaked in 2015.
7. Jimmy Butler (1x Miami Heat All-Star)
Jimmy Butler takes the #7 spot in our best All-Star seasons list, averaging 19.9 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 6 APG, and 1.8 SPG. Butler’s leadership and intense playstyle will never go unnoticed, especially by opponents.
6. Tim Hardaway (2x Miami Heat All-Star)
in his 1996-97 season, Tim Hardaway put together an impressive stat line of 20.3 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 8.6 APG, and 1.9 SPG while shooting 34.4% from deep, leading the Heat to the Eastern Conference Finals alongside Alonzo Mourning.
5. Bam Adebayo (1x Miami Heat All-Star)
In a year with two Miami Heat All-Stars, Bam Adebayo shines in the 2019-20 season, averaging 15.9 PPG, 10.2 RPG, 5.1 APG, 1.1 SPG, and 1.3 BPG while shooting 55.7% from the field. It seems that Adebayo is hovering just around these numbers in 2021.
4. Shaquille O’Neal (3x Miami Heat All-Star)
After leaving the Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal put together yet another All-Star season in 2004-05, averaging 22.9 PPG, 10.4 RPG, 2.7 APG, and 2.3 BPG while shooting 60.1% from the field. Shaq played a major role in the 2006 Heat championship the following year.
3. Alonzo Mourning (5x Miami Heat All-Star)
Always an exciting player, Alonzo Mourning showed just how great he was in the 1999-00 season, averaging 21.7 PPG, 9.5 RPG, 2.3 APG, and 3.7 BPG. Mourning swatted the most shots in a single season in his career this season.
2. LeBron James (4x Miami Heat All-Star)
Coming off an MVP season for LeBron James, he follows it up in the 2012-13 season with another MVP award, averaging 26.8 PPG, 8 RPG, 7.3 APG, 1.7 SPG, while shooting an incredible 56.5% from the field and 40.6% from downtown. LeBron led the team to a championship this year.
1. Dwyane Wade (13x Miami Heat All-Star)
No surprise, rounding off this list with Dwyane Wade feels right in more ways than one. The face of Miami Heat basketball has the best year of his career in the 2008-09 season and finishes with All-NBA First Team and scoring title honors, along with an impressive stat line. Wade averaged 30.2 PPG, 5 RPG, 7.5 APG, 2.2 SPG, and 1.3 BPG while shooting 49.1% from the field and 31.7% from deep.
The 2021 NBA All-Star Game is set to tip-off on Sunday, March 7, at 5PM ET on TNT
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