MIAMI (AP) - There's no shortage of little quirks when it comes to the Miami Heat.
The topic of ``repeating'' as NBA champions is one that coach Erik Spoelstra avoids deftly. No one is exactly sure how to define positions of certain players, most notably reigning MVP LeBron James. Even their basic style of play can be argued - some may say Miami is a pace-and-space team relying upon 3-pointers, others could argue they still adhere to a defense-first philosophy.
What can't be argued is this: The Heat were the best last year, and might be better now.
James says he remains hungry as ever. Dwyane Wade is playing pain-free for the first time since college. And added to the mix now is Ray Allen, the best 3-point shooter in NBA history.

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