Miami Heat: Ranking the 5 biggest playoff threats to the Heat

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DeMar DeRozan
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5. Chicago Bulls

Over the past couple of weeks, the Chicago Bulls have truly struggled. The team’s injuries have finally caught up with them and it will likely cost them a  top 3 seed heading into the playoffs. Still,  that doesn’t mean this team can’t be dangerous once they get there.

The duo of DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine has proven to be lethal, especially considering that the former is playing at an MVP level. If Lonzo Ball returns, this team could be upset-minded headed into the postseason.

Chicago still needs to prove that they have the ability to win in the playoffs and that won’t be an easy thing to do in the gauntlet that is the Eastern Conference. Still, they would give the Heat some issues in a series.