Originally written April 22, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
MIAMI Chris Bosh really doesnt have a nickname other than the mundane CB.If the Miami Heat center keeps shooting the 3-pointer the way he did Sunday, perhaps hell get one.Locked and loaded, teammate Dwyane Wade said about Bosh.When it was suggested to Heat backup center Chris Andersen that what Wade said might qualify as a nickname candidate, Andersen didnt disagree.Hes locked and loaded and needs to pull the trigger, Andersen said.Bosh shot 3 of 4 from 3-point range in the Miamis 110-87 win over Milwaukee in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round series. Game 2 is Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.True, its just one game into the postseason. But Heat coach Erik Spoelstra seems ready to utilize Bosh from beyond the arc more than ever before.Its an experiment that began in earnest before last season. Bosh, then starting at power forward, began to regularly take 3-pointers during practices.Bosh wasnt a high-volume 3-point shooter during the 2011-12 regular season, going 10 of 35....
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