What Miami Heat fans have been waiting for is finally here

The Heat's Chris Bosh shoots over Boston's Kevin Garnett during Miami's 2011 home opener at American Airlines Arena Tuesday, December 27, 2011. The Heat's Chris Bosh muscles his way past Boston's Jermaine O'Neal during Miami's 2011 home opener at

by Ira Winderman South Florida Sun Sentinel Of note: This is the first of three meetings this season and the Heat's lone visit to Charlotte . . . The Heat swept the four-game series last season and have won five in a row against the Bobcats,

The Miami Heat have a new up-tempo offense, and as LeBron James taught the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, it is absolutely devastating. Also in The Hook: Stephen Curry's ankle threatens to ruin the Warriors' season.

The Heat's Chris Bosh shoots over Boston's Kevin Garnett during Miami's 2011 home opener at American Airlines Arena Tuesday, December 27, 2011. The Heat's Chris Bosh muscles his way past Boston's Jermaine O'Neal during Miami's 2011 home opener at

Well, if the Miami Heat were trying to downplay their superstardom while the Big Three got used to each other last season, that's all over now: this year's intro video, debuting tonight against the Celtics, is set to Kanye West's