Three reasons Miami Heat will rise higher 

April, 20, 2013
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Haberstroh By Tom Haberstroh
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MIAMI -- The Miami Heat have never been this good.

In the 2012-13 season, they won a franchise-high 66 wins, rolling to the finish line with an absurd 37-2 record in their last 39 games. They earned the top overall seed with a six-game lead on the Oklahoma City Thunder and a 12-game lead on the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference.

And the scary thing is that, in all likelihood, their best has yet to come.