Miami Heat: Say NO to Shaq

July 13th, 2010 by Sean Grimm Leave a reply »
Since acquiring LeBron James and Chris Bosh to team up with Dwyane Wade, one burning, unanswered question for the Miami Heat has been, who will Riley go out and get to be the big man for this team?

There are many possibilities out there, although I personally believe it's been narrowed down to three candidates.  However, one of the most disturbing possibilities that I have heard brought up by Heat fans themselves have been none other than acquiring "The Diesel", Shaquille O'Neal.

Sure, it may sound good at first if you think back to 2006, envisioning Shaq and Wade celebrating together in Dallas with the trophy.  It may sound okay if you think back to the Cavaliers' season last year, as Shaq helped them to 66 wins despite an early playoff exit.

Yes, Shaq does have a little left in his tank, but it's not much. Does he provide a solid and physical presence down low?  Certainly, he also provides something that this team simply does not need.  The Heat management should be sprinting in the opposite direction of Shaq.

Think back to 2007, after the Heat were embarrassingly swept out of the first round of the playoffs by a ...

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