“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” or so the saying goes, and it applies to everything from people to NBA Basketball.
Depending on your allegiances, the Miami Heat’s “Big 3” era was one of the best or worst periods in the sport. There has rarely been so polarizing a team as the one that dominated the hardwood for four years and, regardless of opinion, the fact remains that it was very successful during that time.
It’s over now, perhaps too soon, and for many Heat fans bitter resentment has been mixed with sweet memories to leave a lingering taste that is harder to wash down than a Ghost Pepper.
But before the good moments fade away and get rewritten by the blurry pen of time, let’s take a look at the very best of Miami’s four-year run of basketball dominance.