Chris Bosh: The Odd Man Out in Miami

July 13th, 2010 by Chris Palmieri Leave a reply »
The Big Three have been making big news over the last week. Last week's "press conference" in Miami that introduced the new trio was nothing short of a spectacle. But as I look at LeBron and Wade, I can't help but feel that Chris Bosh may be the odd man out in Miami.

I am not criticizing Bosh as a player. We all know he has talent. But his decision to play with the Heat could turn him into a hapless third option. What will his role be on this new dream team?

For one, expect LeBron and Wade to get theirs. They both like to dominate the ball. The dynamic between them alone will be interesting. Who will control the offense? I would say in order to for the Heat to be successful, LBJ and Wade have to dominate the ball. It is their natural playing rhythm.

I can see them both trying to run the point at certain points of the game. I don't expect them to both shoot 20 times a game, but I do expect them to combine for somewhere around 35 shots a game.

Last year Bosh shot the ball around 16.5 times a game. Will he get enough touches to shoot this many times? If he does, then great, but then you're looking at around 50-plus shots from three players. The ...

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