Dish the Rock: Is LeBron James the Miami Heat’s Best Option at Point Guard?

September 27th, 2010 by John Friel Leave a reply »
Usually a regular NBA starting lineup will feature five players that each have a specialty in the position they are playing. The center is usually 6'10" or taller and spends most of his time in the paint as an enforcer and rebounder, the forwards split the scoring and rebounding, and the guards are usually the playmakers that set up plays and make the most scores.

The point guard is probably the most important position on the floor. A team with a quality point guard will always excel as far as making plays and finding easy scores. They are known as floor generals for their ability to be the team leaders and allow the four other players on the floor to rely on him for scores that he creates out of his playmaking talents.

In the Miami Heat's case, they have three superstars currently filling in at the shooting guard, small forward, and power forward spots, a strong defensive center to plug up the middle, and an inexperienced young point guard that hasn't proven himself to be much of an All-Star caliber point guard.

The current starter at the one spot is now third-year guard Mario Chalmers, who had a terrible off year last season and was replac ...

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