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Michigan Heat?

Published Oct. 10, 2005

Four of the Miami Heat's five starters this season hail from the state of Michigan. "We started making a few jokes about it, like we should be the Michigan Heat," Glen Rice said. "It shows how much talent Michigan has." Here are the four:

Player Position Hometown

Glen Rice Shooting guard Flint

Grant Long Power forward Romulus

Steve Smith Point guard Detroit

Willie Burton Small forward Detroit