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Bill Hicks

I doubt this idea is original with me, but it struck me last night watching the final game that it was a battle between a traditional team--marvelously coached, operating as a unit--and the pure almost raw talent of three great players who believe they are better than the whole process of "coaching." The bargain of James, Wade and Bosh was that they could join together and simply win on their skills. When they confront the Thunder they'll be facing another coached team, but perhaps also a team more akin, since the Thunder finally bested the great and highly coached Spurs, who were pretty much on the same page as the Celtics. I'd think that really great players always chafe at the bonds of coaching. Most learn to accept it, even understand it. Some learn to coach later in their careers. But the pure raw talent they find themselves possessing is like an ability to fly. Coaching is a kind of tether. There is a tension.

minstrel hussain boy

a good team can beat great players any night. the thunder learned that during the first two game with the spurs. by game 3, they were passing more, doing much less 1 on 1 stunting.

if they do that their chances against miami are big. the miami inability to shift gears and change up things on the fly will prove to be their achilles heel. (at least i hope so)

forever green yo.

Gator90

big three plus rondo
Celts valiant in defeat
goodbye and go Heat!

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