The Precedent Set By The Super Team in Miami

July 14th, 2010 by max minsker Leave a reply »
I guess if you wanted to get technical, you could say it all started in Boston back in 2007. With the "Big Three" the Celtics have made it to two of the past three NBA Finals. The Celtics had done something the NBA had never seen before. They brought three superstars to one team in an effort to win a couple championships. 

I believe the Miami Heat have done something different than the Celtics for a couple of reasons. Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, and Kevin Garnett were three great players who had been the centerpiece of bad teams for many years. When brought together, they made a team that was ready to win championships. 

The Heat are currently preparing themselves for 7+ years of dominance. The Heat took the best players from great or at least solid teams. When the Celtics did it in 07, they got players who they knew could play well together. They got the all around scorer, the shooter, and the big man. The Heat decided it was best just to go ahead and get the three best players available. 

Dwayne Wade and LeBron James are two of the top three players in the NBA, while Bosh is probably top 10. Add in Mike Miller, Udonis Haslem, Zydruna ...

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