NBA Dream Team: Compiling a Roster Today To Win Tomorrow

February 24th, 2010 by kevin roberts Leave a reply »
We're beginning to lose sight of what basketball is really all about . Then again, perhaps we did a long time ago.

Gone are the days of the "Dream Team" and the USA dominating in the Olympic Games. The days of the San Antonio Spurs winning games and titles with their crafty veterans and stingy defense are slowly fading away.

That Detroit Pistons team that upset the Los Angeles Lakers is starting to dwindle in our memories.

Now, and for quite some time now, it's all about LeBron James. Kobe Bryant and his heroics are the story. Carmelo Anthony is the Denver Nuggets. Dwayne Wade is carrying the Miami Heat.

That, and blah, blah, blah.

We're in a day and age where kids like to cheer on superstars, and not necessarily their teams. We award trophies to players on a brighter stage than we do the teams that actually win their conferences or the NBA Finals.

Well, maybe it's not to that extreme, but you have to admit, it's close.

Consider this an attempt to rectify those thoughts and beliefs. How about a team not filled with A-list players? How about a championship team that doesn't have LeBron James, Kobe B ...

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