Miami Warmth 2010-14
For 4 seasons, between 2010 and 2014, the Miami Warmth had been the shiny new object that followers liked, hated after which bought bored with as LeBron James made the well-known “The Choice” and took his skills to South Seaside. The very best participant within the league was merely bored with shedding and determined to make a transfer for himself, however he wanted trusted wingmen who might shoulder the load of successful. Dwayne Wade was already a legend in Miami and was going to stick with the approaching of James, and all they wanted was a 3rd man, and in stepped Chris Bosh. Nicknamed the “Heatles”, the group would turn out to be an instantaneous welcome sight, middle of media consideration, and the expectations skyrocketed together with the love, hate, and all the pieces in between.
Dropping the finals to the Dallas Mavericks of their first season collectively felt like the tip of the world for Miami followers, however the group would duly ship within the subsequent two years, going back-to-back as champions. LeBron James would attain his peak in Miami earlier than returning to Cleveland in 2014
Cleveland Cavaliers 2014-17
Turning into the sport’s largest star (rightfully so) and the very best participant was not sufficient for LeBron James, he had yet one more ambition left, to win a championship for his beloved Cavaliers and Ohio. The Cavaliers had spent 4 years lacking their star and in his absence had been constructing or at the least making an attempt to. Kyrie Irving was as gifted as they got here within the draft and all they wanted was the group round him. In stepped James, and simply in time for the Cavs to make a sensible transfer for Minnesota’s All-star, Kevin Love. One other season and one other superteam for LeBron James to work with. This time they’d a rising Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry to cope with. The group would attain the 2015 finals solely to be hit by harm to Love and Irving, and lose. In 2016, the Cavs and James would get their revenge, coming from 3-1 right down to beat the Warriors for the title. It was the first-ever title for Cleveland, and even after Kyrie Irving left the group, names comparable to Dwayne Wade, Derrick Rose, and Isaiah Tomas would hop in to assist hem retain their crown, to no avail, in opposition to a vengeful Warriors group.
Golden State Warriors 2016-2019
The Golden State Warriors had been admired by even those that weren’t their followers, firstly, due to the sharpshooting and humility of star level guard, Stephen Curry, the good group chemistry of the roster and most of all as a result of the group was constructed by way of the draft. The Warriors had been taking up all contenders and even shocked their option to a championship in 2015. Nonetheless, an epic collapse in 2016 in opposition to James and the Cavs left the group feeling they wanted yet one more piece to take them to the subsequent degree of basketball historical past. Enter Kevin Durant. Arguably the second-best participant within the league at the moment after Curry and James, Durant turned the Warriors into computerized title winners, and win they’d for 2 seasons, earlier than an harm to Durant and Klay Thompson, would all however finish their quest for a three-peat. Durant would go away for the Brooklyn Nets within the 2020 offseason whereas recovering from an Achilles tear and the Warriors would turn out to be a falling large.