MIAMI LeBron James had plenty of critics to drive him last season on the way to his first championship. With many of the skeptics having gone on vacation, the general belief is James will have to rely mostly on self motivation to win another.
Then again, maybe not. The Miami small forwards dander has been raised.
With there still being some concern over how the Heats small ball will do against bigger teams, James looks to be using that as motivation.
Everybody is quick to try to find something about our team and say were too short or cant rebound or were too small, we need a big, James said. We heard that and won a championship. So it doesnt matter to us.
So go ahead and tell James the Heat are too short with converted power forward Chris Bosh starting at center, with converted small forward Shane Battier starting at power forward and with James also playing power forward and even some center. It might really fire him up.
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