Miami Heat Officially Waives Chris Bosh: Lebron James, Dwayne Wade Honor Former Teammate
The Miami Heat just officially waived Chris Bosh while Lebron James and Dwayne Wade paid their tribute to their former teammate. Heat just announced that Bosh had been waived with his No.1 jersey also being retired by the franchise.
NBA News claimed that after the announcement of the Miami Heat regarding Chris Bosh, Lebron James and Dwayne Wade took to Twitter their tribute to the former teammate. It can be recalled that these three which were once considered as the All-Star trio led the Miami Heat to four Finals, with championships in 2012 and 2013.
Before his stint with the Miami Heat, Chris Bosh played with the Raptors for seven seasons. After that, he joined Lebron James and Dwayne Wade in Miami in the 2010 offseason. While playing with the Miami Heat, Lebron, Wade, and Bosh were even regarded as the Big Three.
Chris Bosh has been known as the player who was always willing to sacrifice his own statistics just to help the team win. This was the very reason why he was respected b his teammates. When Lebron James and Dwayne Wade left Miami, Bosh still continued to earn All-Star honors. But this all ended when he was diagnosed with blood clots.
According to the Miami Heat president, Pat Riley, the team is forever indebted to Chris Bosh because of the way he changed the team and his contribution to the team's four trips to the NBA Finals plus two championships. He then added that Bosh is undoubtedly one of the greatest players in NBA history.
During their stint with the Miami Heat, Chris Bosh, Lebron James, and Dwayne Wade were even compared to the magical pairing of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen in the mid-90s. There was so much hype in the NBA when the three played together with the Heat and were considered as a group of superstars.
Most sports analysts claimed that the former competitive stars of Miami Heat which included Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwayne Wade played with great teamwork and strategy. The NBA players these days can learn from the tribulations and trials of the original Big 3.
Because of what they did to Miami Heat after bringing the team to four NBA Finals, many have speculated that if Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwayne Wade would come together again, they will be unstoppable. With their great contribution, the so-called Big 3 served as models to aspiring NBA superstar.