The last time Chris Bosh played against the San Antonio Spurs, he was offensively brilliant.
It seems like a long time ago.
During the Eastern Conference finals, Bosh found himself in a baffling slump, missing 26 of his last 34 shots and not even reaching the double-digit mark in scoring during any of his last four games - the longest such drought for the All-Star big man since a five-game streak that began during the first week of his NBA career.
All that, he hopes, will be forgotten now. A new series has arrived, and the stakes couldn't be higher when Bosh and the Miami Heat begin taking on the Spurs in the NBA Finals, with Game 1 set for Thursday night.
''My confidence never goes anywhere,'' Bosh said. ''It never wavers. It's always the same. I feel that I'm always capable of playing well. This is a different circumstance. I take it as that, and I move on.''
That's exactly what the Heat want to hear from their starting center.
For three years now, the Heat - who have LeBron...