LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh are supposed to be the best “Big 3” in the NBA, and for the most part of the regular season, they were.
However, in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers, two of the “Big 3” have completely disappeared.
When Miami’s stars come to play, the Heat are virtually unbeatable. But when they don’t, the Pacers are the better team in this series.
LeBron James is the best basketball player on the planet, and he could single-handedly beat about a third of the teams in the NBA. But Indiana is a top-notch team, and gives Miami matchup problems across the board.
As good as LBJ is, he NEEDS help from Wade and Bosh.
During the regular season, Wade averaged 21.2 points per game on 52% shooting from the floor. Chris Bosh averaged 16.6 points per game on 54% shooting. Not only were these they both producing, but they were doing it very efficiently as well.
Let’s flip the script now.
In the postseason, Wade is averaging 14.3 points per game a...