The Miami Heat Are Quickly Becoming the Bizarro NBA Team

July 16th, 2010 by Adam Fromal Leave a reply »
When ESPN columnist Bill Simmons wrote The Book of Basketball  he referenced the idea of the Secret, a team first mentality that helped players succeed. Few players have fully grasped the concept of the Secret, but all indications point towards a successful understanding of the concept by the new members of the Miami Heat.

This league that so many people have come to know and love has been traveling down the path towards selfishness for a long time.

Players are obsessed with being the focal point of a team, a me-first attitude that goes directly against every fiber of the Secret’s being.

Players want to make as much money as possible, deserting better teams, friends, and fans alike in the elusive pursuit of what was once called the “root of all evil.”

Lastly, players have turned the game into an offensive showcase of sorts; most players throw the word defense out of the dictionary. Defense isn’t as glamorous a ...

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