Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.
Now, Celtics-Heat? Yeah, that's got the "R" word written all over it.
Remember, the Celtics were defending Eastern Conference champs last season, having knocked off both Dwyane Wade and the Heat and LeBron James and the Cavaliers en route to the NBA Finals during the 2009-10 campaign. That summer, the Heat put together its own Big Three and went on to knock Boston out of the playoffs in May en route to taking over the conference throne.
Boom, rivalry. Two teams competing for the same objective, each with a legitimate chance of obtaining it.
ESPN Boston: Celtics-Heat resume legit rivarly
This definitely has all the ingredients of a rivalry, but I think the "New Big 3" vs. "Miami Super Friends" era is too new to actually BE a rivalry yet.
Of course, I'm a Celtics fans and my idea of our one and onl...