Posts Tagged ‘Dwyane Wade’

No athlete has been more examined, reviewed and critiqued than LeBron James has this season. But now that the Miami Heat have reached the NBA Finals as many predicted, the spotlight is shining even more intensely on him. And what it seems to be illuminating are some very serious flaws. LeBron, the NBA’s highest profile player, who is often compared to Michael Jordan in terms of all-around ability, has not been Jordanesque at all against the Dallas Mavericks.

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Hating the Heat

Posted: 28th December 2010 by DavidBurnett in Basketball, NBA
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Still, of all the professional athletes in the universe LeBron has had more leverage than Magic, Bird and Jordan had combined – particularly so in Cleveland – to affect the caliber of personnel of his team. He clearly didn’t’t have to leave Cleveland to play with great players; he could have simply had them come to him. More importantly the history of the league shows that no assembling of dream team players has ever resulted in the awarding of the Larry O’Brien championship trophy.

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LeBron James and his talents will be dissected all season long, especially in defeat. Every game, like Tuesday night’s season opening loss to the Boston Celtics, will be reviewed and scrutinized. The new Big Three, led by LeBron was supposed to take the NBA by storm, but the Heat will most certainly be a work in progress.

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What we learned during the hour-long prime time “Decision” is that Cleveland will never be the same again. But neither will LeBron. The city’s native son is finally leaving home. He is taking his basketball to Miami where he will join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to become the newest and perhaps best Big Three of all time. That’s the basketball and business part of this. The rest is personal.

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We have entered the home stretch of another long NBA season.  Actually it has been one of the league’s best seasons.  But with the season winding down it is now time to start casting votes.  And my vote for 2009 NBA MVP goes to – drum roll please – the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade.  For […]

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