You make the call: Big deal or not?

Originally Published: January 16, 2014

The defending champions continue to struggle, Greg Oden actually played in an NBA game, and Jimmy Butler worked a lot of overtime. Our 5-on-5 crew weighs in on these topics and more.

1. The Heat have lost three games in a row. Is that a big deal?

Amin Elhassan, ESPN Insider: Probably not, although the caliber of opponent they've lost to is somewhat troubling (combined win-loss record: 48-64). As the two-time defending champs, the Heat get the benefit ...

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