LeBron James, Miami Heat: Has Chris Bosh Been the Key To the Heat’s Turnaround?

January 6th, 2011 by Lance Morrison Leave a reply »
To his credit, Dwayne Wade made no excuses for his role in the Heat's disappointing 9-8 start. He didn't have to. Heat fans handled that little piece of business for their beloved superstar, and it was the least they could do after all Wade has done for them.

LeBron James carried the Heat through that stretch by playing, well, like LeBron James. Carrying the Heat wasn't difficult for James after having seven years practice carrying the Cavaliers.

Since Wade was untouchable and James was being James, when the time came to assign blame for the Heat's early season woes, the fans and the media placed the burden of responsibility on the slender shoulders of Chris Bosh.

Bosh got off to a slow start, but by the end of November he was averaging 19.4 PPG. That is very respectable for the third scoring option in any league, anywhere.

The reason Bosh got the blame for Miami's less than auspicious launching was not the number of points he was scoring, but how he scored them. Bosh was tentative, almost shy about going into the paint. He settled for a lot of jump shots and was not being aggressive going to the rim.

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