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Heat check: What to expect from Miami

PER Diem: Oct. 28, 2010

Updated: October 28, 2010, 11:05 AM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
HeatSteve Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesJohn Hollinger doesn't need a mat to jump to some early conclusions about the new-look Miami Heat.

As it turns out, Dan Gilbert is a prophet.

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics, right after the Celtics beat LeBron James and the Miami Heat, so the only logical conclusion is that Gilbert's Cavs are indeed likely to win a championship long before James does.

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