Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/10/12
The devil we know has been displaced by a devil we know even better. When LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade on the Miami Heat, almost everybody hated the idea of it. Players were determining the terms of their employment, announcing their decisions on cable television and holding championship celebrations before a regular season game had even been played. James, Bosh and Wade, not particularly unlikeable guys personally, became unlikeable through their previously never-before-seen actions. At least there was something new, and even a little absurd, about that whole fiasco. It was sort of cute to see a...

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