Re: 2013 NBA Playoffs
Originally Posted by improbus
The idea of a team growing "organically" is somewhat laughable. The Celtics got Larry Bird by drafting him the year before he came out of college. Kareem forced his way out of Milwaukee. Shaq forced his way out of Orlando. The list goes on and on.
You're right, but I guess the idea of LeBron/D-Wade/Bosh getting together and making a pact or whatever to play together just bugs me.
Masai Ujiri was officially introduced as Toronto's new GM yesterday, really interested in seeing what he does to turn them into a potential contender.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."