LeBron James May Be Royalty, but in Miami Dwyane Wade Is King

July 9th, 2010 by James Wong Leave a reply »
In less than 24 hours, the entire landscape of the National Basketball Association has been blown up.

LeBron James is now officially a member of the Miami Heat and their "Miami Thrice" partnership.

Cleveland Cavalier fans have burnt and desecrated the jerseys of their former hero, while owner Dan Gilbert is awaiting a massive fine from Commissioner Stern. 

In all seriousness though, the Miami Heat have returned to basketball relevancy. Pat Riley has once again proved that he is a mastermind genius, and the construction of this "super-team" is reminiscent of the day the Heat landed Shaquille O'Neal back in 2004. 

The other parallel with that situation is that all Heat fans know that Miami is Dwyane Wade's city.

When O'Neal arrived in 2004, he was lauded as a massive piece in the puzzle for the franchise's first NBA Championship. That's right, "a massive piece" but not the man or lead player of the team. 

LeBron James may be more talented than Shaquille O'Neal. It is a common belief among basketball followers that James is the most physically gifted player to grace the hardwood floor of the NBA. In ...

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