Scouting breakdown: Can Shaq carry the Heat?
Originally Published: March 2, 2007By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
At the moment, the NBA champion Miami Heat are in the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference, just one game ahead of the ninth-place Orlando Magic. With Dwyane Wade sidelined by a shoulder injury, perhaps the key question in the NBA for the next seven weeks is this: Can the Heat hang on? Or to boil it down further: Can Shaquille O'Neal carry this team? Let's look back, and then forward, for an answer:
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