Postseason MVP rankings: Top 10
Zero. None. That's how many losses Miami has in the playoffs. The Heat are a clean 6-0 so far. It may not sound like much, given that they are 4-0 at home against Charlotte and Brooklyn while winning their only two road games in Charlotte. But no other team has lost fewer than two games in these playoffs, and both top seeds have already dropped seven games between them.
At the heart of the Heat's success is their alertness, their focus on executing their plan, possession after possession. Though they've had some solid performances from their role players, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have just one 20-point game between them. LeBron James, meanwhile, hasn't scored fewer than 22 points in their six games, averaging 27.3 PPG this postseason on 56.3 percent shooting with just 2.3 turnovers a game. In layman's terms, he is carrying the load for the most impressive team so far this postseason. Again.
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