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Miami Heat Career Point Scoring Leaders
The Miami Heat have been an NBA franchise since only 1989, but they do have a championship under their collective belt (2006). The Heat have also been extremely competitive, making the playoffs 13 times in their history. Here is a short list to date of the team’s leading scorers:
Dwyane Wade (11,084)—Guard Dwyane Wade is not just the best Heat player of all-time, he’s one of the NBA’s young stars as I write this in 2010. Wade has been the Heat his entire career so far, since 2003, and leads them with 11,084 points. He has scored over 2000 points twice, and his best season was 2008-09, when Wade scored a career best 2386 points (30 per game), which led the NBA. Wade also led the league with 854 field goals.
Alonzo Mourning (9459)—Center Alonzo Mourning played for Miami from 1995 to 2002, and again from 2004 to 2008. Mourning ranks second in franchise history with 9459 total points, and he had his best season in a Heat uniform, in 1999-2000. That year, Mourning scored a career high 1718 points (22 points per game), and also led the league in blocked shots that year with 294.
Glen Rice (9248)—Forward Glen Rice played for the Heat from 1989 to 1995, and ranks third in their history with 9248 points. Rice had his best season with Charlotte in 1996-97, but his best season with Miami was 1994-95, when he scored 1831 points (22 per game).
Rony Seikaly (6742)—Center Rony Seikaly played in Miami from 1988 to 1994 and ranks fourth in the team’s history with 6742 points. Seikaly scored over 1200 points three times with Miami, and his best season was with them in 1991-92. That year, Seikaly scored a career high 1296 points (16 per game).
Tim Hardaway (6335)—Guard Tim Hardaway played for the Heat from 1995 to 2001, and ranks fifth in franchise history with 6335 total points. Hardaway had his two best seasons with Golden State, but his best season in Miami was 1996-97, when he scored 1644 points (20 points per game).