Boston Celtics Are Still the Team to Beat in the NBA Eastern Conference

August 12th, 2010 by Craig Farrell Leave a reply »

Ever since LeBron James took his “talents to South Beach,” there has been endless talk about how the dream team in Miami are going to rake in NBA Championship after NBA Championship.

What a lot of people are forgetting is the Boston Celtics are the Eastern Conference Champions, and Miami has done nothing just yet to prove that will change.

The Miami Heat certainly made three major free agent acquisitions to re-sign Dwayne Wade and bring LeBron James and Chris Bosh in as well, but they are not the only team that has been proactive in the offseason.

When you look at the Miami Heat, it is easy to see the strength of the team, but it is even easier to see the team’s weaknesses.

Miami’s holy trinity makes up three of the starting five positions, and the two positions left unfilled are the worry. The Heat are very weak at both point guard and center. The Orlando Magic, who will be one of Miami’s biggest rivals just happen to be at their most skilled in these positions.

Jameer Nelson is a quality point guard, while Dwight Howard is the best big man in the business. Miami could combine Jo ...

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