The Best NBA Teams to Never Win an NBA Title

9. 2010-11 Miami Heat

Record and standing: 58-24, 1st in Southeast Division
Hall of Famer(s): LeBron James, Dwyane Wade
Scoring leader: LeBron James (26.7 PPG)
Rebounds leader: Chris Bosh (8.3 RPG)
Assists leader: LeBron James (7.0 APG)
Round eliminated: NBA Finals

Given how recently this one occurred, it should be easy to remember the incredible scrutiny that followed this team every step of the way. From the moment LeBron made his "Decision," the Heat were under the microscope right until the last piece of confetti fell celebrating Dallas' championship. Given the incredibly difficult circumstances under which they had to operate, it's kind of remarkable the Heat were able to win 58 games and get past each of their playoff opponents in five games. And let's not forget, too, that Dallas was a really good team who had a star player in Dirk Nowitzki at the very top of his game, so it's not as if they didn't deserve their ring.

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