Could Losing The NBA Finals Mean No More Big Three In Miami???

- By Bossip Staff

LeBron James Dwayne Wade Chris Bosh Miami Heat Big 3

The Miami Heat might have more than just the NBA Finals to worry about if they keep playing like they did last night.

As salary talks continue within the NBA owners have proposed a new salary cap that would mean they’d have to break up the Big Three… or have a three man team.

The Big 3 is under contract through the 2014 post-season. But if the NBA emerges from this summer’s collective-bargaining negotiations with a hard salary cap, Commissioner David Stern said, it’s possible the Heat wouldn’t be able to keep all three superstars.

Chris Bosh and LeBron James signed $110.1 million contracts last summer while Wade signed for $107 million. The Heat likely wouldn’t be able to fit all three under a hard cap.

“That’s part of the negotiation,” Stern said before Game 1. “This is very complex. If there’s a will, we’ll be able to work all those issues out.”

The NBA, like the NFL, is headed to a lockout July 1 if players and owners cannot agree to a new CBA before the current one expires on June 30.

Stern said owners and players will conduct a “full-blown bargaining session” today in Miami.

In other words, nothing is set in stone yet, but without a ring this season, the Heat owners particularly would have no incentive to find a way to keep Bron, Wade and Bosh. And last night, the Heat saw how easily they mess around an lose this series to Dallas.

The Miami Heat were at it again, celebrating before they had accomplished anything.

There were no fireworks or smoke machines or hydraulic lifts this time. This was a much simpler, two-man production. It consisted of Dwyane Wade extending his right hand up like a swan’s neck, pausing to savor the 3-pointer he made in front of the Dallas Mavericks’ bench that put Miami ahead by 15 points with 7:44 left in Thursday’s Game 2 of the NBA Finals.

When the Mavericks called timeout and Wade finally started heading toward his own bench LeBron James joined him, the two rejoicing in the moment.

Jason Terry wasn’t going to have that. He stomped forward, but he never quite reached them and, according to Terry, no words were exchanged before they all returned to their respective huddles.

“I know what I wanted to say,” Terry said.

Which was … ?

“It’s not over.”

The Heat could have checked with the Los Angeles Lakers, who led the Mavericks by 16 in the third quarter in the first game of the second round yet wound up getting swept.

They could have asked the Oklahoma City Thunder, who had a 15-point lead over Dallas in the fourth quarter of the fourth game of the Western Conference finals yet lost that one and the next.

Instead the Heat got a lesson of their own from the Mavericks, who delivered Miami its first home loss of the playoffs, 95-93, in stunning fashion.

“If there’s time on that clock, there’s still time for us,” Terry said.

Time enough for Terry to pull himself out of a dreadful performance to score eight points in the game’s final six-plus minutes.

SMH. Now do you see why we call them shady?

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  • Kim

    Gotta give credit where it’s due, Mavs made a great comeback, but the series is not over!

    Everytime Heat have lost a game this season people start trashing them remember? Before it was “they won’t get past the Lakers” then “they can’t beat Boston” then “then the Bulls will take them out” and look where they’re at now….don’t count the Heat out!!!!!!

    But on the for real they need to get their ish together & be more consistent.

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  • Opinion-Ate-it

    OH THAT WOULD BE EASY..GET RID OF BOSH..OVERRATED AND OVERPAID. LEBRON AND WADE ARE THE KEEPERS

    • nix Ken

      100% Correct!!!

    • Kim

      NO WAY!! Bosh has been putting in work! He hasn’t been consistent this series but then again neither has Lebron or Wade. Bibby was pretty good last night (shockingly)Miller is usually pretty consistent when he can play.

      Bosh needs to play like he did against the Bulls & Lebron & Wade need to step their game up.

  • Tony Redds

    Mark my words. LeBron and the Heat will win the championship this year and next year.

    • Reality

      Okay marking your words…and if they do lose no one ever ever ever has the right to mention Lebron amongst the name of the all time great MJ. If you can’t win with two other possbile future hall of famers…then you know the rest.

    • JM@gic(Trini Boy 4 Life)

      Im sure when they lose you will change your pic and name

  • jt

    celebrating and being ignorant tactless and flashy before they even won!

  • Uncle Ruckus

    All the greatest basketball players have always been white, still are… Larry Bird, DIRK NOWITSKI oh sure he ugly as hell on the face but he’s as white as rice

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  • Nasty Murda Tre

    Mavs put it down last night give credit where its due haters

  • Que

    Get rid of Bosh. He’s sooooo overrated and he messes up the team chemistry.

  • jdmann

    They should show Bosh more love as he goes the team goes.

  • Veve

    “Now do you see why we call them shady?”

    Nope.

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  • Chris1761

    @Tina

    Yeah right, and I bet you said the same thing when Jordan, Pipen and Rodman were running up and down the court. there’s nothing dirty about having three great players. Period.

  • Candycane1

    First off, the heat played a decent game last night but Dallas came back as they always do and the heat were celebrating too early..What I don’t like is the fact that the heat will do any form of acting they can to draw the foul..but that shyt was a no go last night when D-Wade tried to pull that stunt in the final seconds and didn’t draw the foul..The Heat are the biggest bunch of drama queens besides paul pierce in the NBA…SHADY

  • Candycane1

    the heat played a decent game last night but Dallas came back as they always do and the heat were celebrating too early..What I don’t like is the fact that the heat will do any form of acting they can to draw the foul..but that shyt was a no go last night when D-Wade tried to pull that stunt in the final seconds and didn’t draw the foul..The Heat are the biggest bunch of drama queens besides paul pierce in the NBA…SHADY

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    They want even let me post anything about the game bcuz they know I’m telling the truth. Dumb a** site!

  • Mary

    Forget those mavs, Miami have a very good team. they are the ones who gave that game away not the mavs taking it Miami all the way. Every player have the right to play where they want to. The Mavs are a old slow team. Miami will regroup, they reealize what they need to do. Go Miami

  • King Cold

    Just wait til the mavs limit there turnovers they gonna smash the heat!! cool em down like they did in the 4th last night

  • lt

    it’s goin down! i went to bed madder than a hornet’s nest seeing dallas losing but woke up with joy that they won.

  • Me

    1-1 and Miami is done? Heard this BS after the first Bulls game. How did that turn out?

  • chaka1

    GO Heat!!! We’ll be back!!!

  • paco101

    so miami is done cuz they lose one game wow people overreact way too much but the way they lose should be a wake up call for them

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