Miami Heat Repeating is No Sure Thing

The NBA has had its share of dynasties over the years, but here is a summary of how former champions have fared in the season after winning the title.

2010-11 – Dallas Mavericks, lost in first round

2009-10 – Los Angeles Lakers, lost in conference sem-finals

2008-9 – Los Angeles Lakers, Won NBA Championship

2007-8 – Boston Celtics, Lost in conference semi-finals

2006-7 – San Antonio Spurs, Lost in conference finals

2005-6 – Miami Heat, Lost in first round

2004-5 – San Antonio Spurs, Lost in conference semi-finals

2003-4 – Detroit Pistons – Lost in NBA finals

2002-3 – San Antonio Spurs, Lost in conference semi-finals

2001-2 – Los Angeles Lakers, Lost in conference semi-finals

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