Knicks, Lakers Have Miami Heat to Thank for Their Soon-to-Be Superteams

December 3rd, 2011 by David Weiss Leave a reply »

Ok, hear me out.

I know that many of you decided to peruse this article in the same fashion that people flip their channels to watch garbage, voyeuristic television like Keeping Up With The Kardashians or Jersey Shore. Sure, why not hear the delusional ranting of another jaded Miami Heat fan, you may think. On some level, you may even be right.

But the reality remains that the Miami Heat broke through a barrier of NBA basketball that will shortly revolutionize the sport as we know it.

By the way, as I have stated in the past, the Miami Heat did not in fact start this trend of basketball that we haven't seen since the days of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

Rather, it came into place when, in the same season, Kevin Garnett joined forces with Ray Allen and Paul Pierce and Pau Gasol was traded to the Lakers.

Only then did pending free agent superstars start to clue in on the wake up call that it was not about being the next MJ, but about keeping up with the Joneses.

Think about it. We beg and plead for these superstars to get out of their own shadow and embrace the concept of teamwork. There may be no be ...

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