Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/21/14
It began just two and a half years ago.It was built around the same three men the same three superstars, if you will and under the same young coach who take the court still now.It went to the NBA Finals, just as it did a year ago, just as it most likely will this spring, as well.It's history of the most recent variety, but to study it is to almost believe that it happened a decade ago, to a different group, in a different world.The it in question, of course, is the Miami Heat, a team that during the past 18 months has gradually shed nearly every notion of drama, save the drama, of course, of greatness. The Heat are the best team in the NBA, just as they may have been in recent seasons, but they're somehow different. This year, they've evolved; they are, in a sense, boring.Two years ago, they were just the opposite, in the worst possible way. Just look back at a sampling of headlines from the New York Times and Wall Street Journal during the 2010-11 season.There's t...
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