Without Wade, the once-potent Miami offense has packed little punch. Miami's 96.2 Offensive Rating ranks 29th in the NBA, and the Heat has topped the 90-point mark just once through seven games.
Will the Sonics get their first win of the season tonight?
A Heat beat blog by Ira Winderman that will give you some insight into why the Heat are also struggling this season. Winderman has covered the heat for 20 years for the Miami Sun-Sentinel. He pulls no punches. And he is funny, often unintentionally.
Pete over at Supersonicsoul has an interesting look at the start to the careers of some of the top picks in the NBA.