Sunday, July 11, 2010

LeBron to Miami guarantees nothing

LeBron James and Chris Bosh joining Dwayne Wade in Miami guarantees nothing, though frustration could be a by-product.

It doesn’t assure the Miami Heat will win an NBA title or the club will make money during the length of this deal. There were a lot of empty seats during Heat home games this past season and if this so-called “magnificent trio” doesn’t win a title and the novelty wears off, it could turn into a financial bust.

Going back to the sixties and up through today, NBA history has shown teams with super-stars more often than not fail to win championships. The two best examples are the Lakers with Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain and Elgin Baylor and the ’96 Houston Rockets team that had Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler.

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