If you listen to Jason Terry in this video it sounds like the Celtics are still trying to find their way with less than a week left before opening day. But I beg to differ. Boston is one of the rare teams that has made wholesale changes in the off-season and won a championship the same year.
Miami tried it, but we all know the result. Winning a championship is purely about health and can your role players stand up and deliver. For the 2011-12 Heat, it was Mike Miller, Shane Battier and for one game each it was Mario Chalmers and Norris Coles. They have now added Ray Allen And Rashard Lewis; reunited after all these years.
The one thing that you can say about the Heat is that except for their three main players, they only have specialists. That in itself lends to a thin line between winning and losing with a considerable more pressure on your star players.
Boston has done something similar with the additions of Jason Terry, the rooks, Courtney Lee and the return of Jeff Gre...