What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND?

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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#16 » by Joao Saraiva » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:54 pm

If I would like more the Cavs? They're still the franchise I like the most in the East.

Would I like the Heat less? Yes. LBJ is my fav player so it's normal to root for him. Like Carter in Toronto and then in the Nets...

Would LeBron be hated? Hell yeah. He already was in Cleveland. Going to the Heat was just an excuse for haters to root even more against him, so that excuse would still be there because of Bosh or Wade. You can see Wade was described as a true competitor, a true great etc etc. by LBJ haters and now Wade is just declining on every conversation and a dirty player, an ass for everything he does.
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#17 » by CB-Blazer » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:57 pm

It would have bugged me regardless of where they teamed up.

My problem with the situation is that I want to see Lebron and Wade battling each other, not together.

With James being the best player in the leauge, I wanted to see him accept a challenge, not team up and take the easiest route to a title.
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#18 » by GeneralNbaFan » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:01 pm

CB-Blazer wrote:
My problem with the situation is that I want to see Lebron and Wade battling each other, not together.
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Thats my problem too.....
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#19 » by Joao Saraiva » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:03 pm

CB-Blazer wrote:It would have bugged me regardless of where they teamed up.

My problem with the situation is that I want to see Lebron and Wade battling each other, not together.

With James being the best player in the leauge, I wanted to see him accept a challenge, not team up and take the easiest route to a title.


Actually it's not that easy to go to a team of a MVP candidate and be the undisputed alpha dog. If LeBron would have won with Wade being the alpha dog in 2011 it would be a huge thing against LBJ.

Cleveland failed to give him a 2nd option. Mo Williams was the closest. Come on. Not even in Utah Mo is a legit #2 guy. And that's a team fighting to go to the playoffs.
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#20 » by CB-Blazer » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:16 pm

Joao Saraiva wrote:
CB-Blazer wrote:It would have bugged me regardless of where they teamed up.

My problem with the situation is that I want to see Lebron and Wade battling each other, not together.

With James being the best player in the leauge, I wanted to see him accept a challenge, not team up and take the easiest route to a title.


Actually it's not that easy to go to a team of a MVP candidate and be the undisputed alpha dog. If LeBron would have won with Wade being the alpha dog in 2011 it would be a huge thing against LBJ.

Cleveland failed to give him a 2nd option. Mo Williams was the closest. Come on. Not even in Utah Mo is a legit #2 guy. And that's a team fighting to go to the playoffs.


Everyone knows Lebron can ball. If Lebron had the same mental mindset as a Kobe or MJ, we would be looking at a completely different legacy.

I'm not saying that Lebron shouldn't have gone to a team with help, nobody has won a title by themselves and I'm still quite surprised how far Lebron carried those sorry Cav teams.

However, I think people would have much more respect if Lebron went to a team that had a 2nd teir star and were lacking the super star, as opposed to forming a damn all-star boyband in Miami.

Lebron took the easy route to a championship. Which if thats what he wants, that is what he wants. However, that doesn't mean that as a fan of the NBA, I have to agree and support the idea.

For the talent Lebron has, he sure is a mental midget.
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#21 » by twinthunder3 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:26 am

Then Wade & Bron's kids won't be able to chill that often on the beach.
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#22 » by TheGarden » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:00 am

they'd still be considered "gay"(not homosexual but buddy-buddy) by people.

The fact that they teamed up is just corny to everyone period that wouldn't change in Cleveland, Brooklyn or Kalamazoo
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#23 » by Doctor MJ » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:07 am

EGarrett wrote:I'm not too concerned with the cap situation here. I know that there was a deal on the table where the Cavs could've acquired Bosh and Bosh refused, but what if they had been able, and instead of "The Decision," Lebron stayed home and lured Wade and Bosh to be his sidekicks there?

Would you like the Cavs team more than you like the Heat? (or less)

Would you feel it was more acceptable? (if you felt the Decision was unacceptable)


Maybe I'm the wrong guy to ask, but I wouldn't feel any different. Then again, I think the people in an uproar about what went down are all either 1) incredibly silly people or 2) people in Cleveland acting silly for an understandable reason.

Now, as I say that, I am annoyed that the Knicks have been able to sign some major talent. To be clear, I don't have any grudge against the Yankees doing the same thing, but that's because part of the reason players go to the Yankees is that they know it's the best organization around. The Knicks on the other hand were the most inept organization of the past decade, and still players were going there despite not getting any extra money for it. What that meant was simply that some players don't actually think about the game, or what it takes to win, they just want to be in New York. That's annoying.

Full disclosure: I'm an Angeleno Laker fan who isn't bothered by what that team has been able to get by means other than the draft in recent times. Am I hypocrite? Perhaps, but the Lakers are a legendary organization, and it's not like the Clippers have ever shown signs of doing something similar despite playing at the same location.
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Re: What if Bosh and Wade signed with CLEVELAND? 

Post#24 » by bullsnewdynasty » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:14 am

There was zero way for the Cavs to get Bosh and Wade. 100% impossible.

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