Is it stupid that I'm actually relieved that we didn't finish the pre-season without winning games? I don't think so. The Heat won tonight thanks to the return of Dwyane Wade and solid contributions of Michael Beasley, Daequan Cook and Mario Chalmers.
It was nice to see how everyone contributed a little, and this type of balanced effort can win games even if Dwyane Wade doesn't score 30 for the night (or 50). Jermaine O'Neal was back and played well, Quentin Richardson provided some solid minutes off the bench, and so did Joel Anthony, James Jones and the newly acquired Carlos Arroyo, who played his second game with the Heat uniform.
Up next: Memphis. Let's see if the Heat can build on from this win and get another one. If we finish the pre-season winning a few games its more likely we...