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kingsdelez24
01-11-2013, 10:13 AM
What is with Miami not acquiring any centers and continuing to play Bosh at Center? Can anybody explain this to me?

mjm07
01-11-2013, 10:24 AM
Because they won a title not too long ago in 2012 using Bosh at the C position.

Riley/Spo decided to continue that in the regular season. Standing wise we're fine, rebounding/defense wise we're not where we should be but its still early and we just signed a Center in Varnado with Birdman possible joining him which should help, not dramatically, but we should be fine.

SportsFanatic10
01-11-2013, 11:07 AM
after winning the title that way, riley went all in for small ball signing ray allen. come playoff time it should be fine once again but over the course of a full season it's probably not the best way to go, and wears down the players playing up a position. however there really wasn't anything out there the last few years at center that miami could afford anyways so that's just the way it goes. i really wish they'd signed blatche last offseason though, they missed the boat on him because he was considered such a risk to team chemistry. he's the one exception of a player that could of been had on the cheap that would be able to help.

koreancabbage
01-11-2013, 11:23 AM
well, not too many teams have great centers. Why get a center when Bosh will do? he outmatches most centers and when its a 7 game series, it looks like whatever they are doing works. Most centers can't guard Bosh at the 5, and most PFs can't guard Lebron, while both have some success defending their positions

diu9leilomo
01-11-2013, 12:13 PM
well, not too many teams have great centers. Why get a center when Bosh will do? he outmatches most centers and when its a 7 game series, it looks like whatever they are doing works. Most centers can't guard Bosh at the 5, and most PFs can't guard Lebron, while both have some success defending their positions

Nah bosh can't play at the 5, he gets out rebounded almost every game. Not his fault tho, hes not a great rebounder we all know

TopsyTurvy
01-11-2013, 12:16 PM
When you can't afford to add a big, you don't get to have one. :shrug:

We all saw what happens to Miami's front court when Bosh wasn't around in the playoffs - it's not exactly a surprise they struggle to rebound effectively.

Is the lack of a big a weakness? Sure.

Can Miami fix it? Not easily.

Will it prevent them from contending? I don't think so.

justinnum1
01-11-2013, 12:19 PM
It will make sense to you in the playoffs.