Losing the way

Bosh turns his talents to the world of late night TV
Bosh said his gig was essentially an on-camera job interview for possible future employment with the late-night variety show, the results of which are expected to air tonight. Fans should tune in, if only for the possible historical significance: Who knows how long it will be before the Raptors get similar screen time on U.S. network TV.

It disturbs to no end that a fine young player like Chris Bosh has moved in this direction … i.e. alter-ego Blaine whatever?, youtube ‘self-promotional’ skits (humourous or otherwise), ‘reporting’ on the NBA Finals for ‘Jay Leno’, etc. … as the LEADER of the Toronto Raptors.

This is NOT how an on-court leader SHOULD carry himself, if he has a goal of winning the NBA championship one day in the not-too-distant future.

It reflects poorly on the entire Raptors’ organization and someone with considerable clout within their club NEEDS to get him to stop this sort of nonsense, which you didn’t see from the Leader of these teams …

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Year-by-year results
NBA Finals: All-Time Champions

YEAR CHAMPION OPPONENT RESULT MVP
2006-07 San Antonio Spurs
2005-06 Miami Heat
2004-05 San Antonio Spurs
2003-04 Detroit Pistons
2002-03 San Antonio Spurs
2001-02 Los Angeles Lakers
2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers
1999-00 Los Angeles Lakers
1998-99 San Antonio Spurs
1997-98 Chicago Bulls
1996-97 Chicago Bulls
1995-96 Chicago Bulls
1994-95 Houston Rockets
1993-94 Houston Rockets
1992-93 Chicago Bulls
1991-92 Chicago Bulls
1990-91 Chicago Bulls
1989-90 Detroit Pistons
1988-89 Detroit Pistons
1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers
1986-87 Los Angeles Lakers
1985-86 Boston Celtics
1984-85 Los Angeles Lakers
1983-84 Boston Celtics
1982-83 Philadelphia 76ers
1981-82 Los Angeles Lakers
1980-81 Boston Celtics
1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers
1978-79 Seattle SuperSonics
1977-78 Washington Bullets
1976-77 Portland Trail Blazers
1975-76 Boston Celtics
1974-75 Golden State Warriors
1973-74 Boston Celtics
1972-73 New York Knicks
1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers
1970-71 Milwaukee Bucks
1969-70 New York Knicks
1968-69 Boston Celtics
1967-68 Boston Celtics
1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers
1965-66 Boston Celtics
1964-65 Boston Celtics
1963-64 Boston Celtics
1962-63 Boston Celtics
1961-62 Boston Celtics
1960-61 Boston Celtics
1959-60 Boston Celtics
1958-59 Boston Celtics
1957-58 St. Louis Hawks
1956-57 Boston Celtics
1955-56 Philadelphia Warriors
1954-55 Syracuse Nationals
1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers
1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers
1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers
1950-51 Rochester Royals
1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers
1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers
1947-48 Baltimore Bullets
1946-47 Philadelphia Warriors

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PRIOR TO their team winning a championship.

After getting off to a terrific start in his NBA career, CB4 has recently begun to lose his way.

It’s a game about gaining possession of the ballnot personal notoriety.

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4 Responses to “Losing the way”

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  2. Raps Fan Says:

    i have to agree. i remember when the bulls beat utah for the second time, and karl malone locked himself into his log cabin for a week alone. bosh doesn’t seem to have the same drive. or he is better at getting over things. either way, it doesn’t sit well with me.

  3. Paps Says:

    I disagree.

    Shaq is just as ‘clowny’, goofy and a media guy as Bosh.

    Kobe was charged with rape and can’t do anything right in front of the media.

    Jordan is a known gambler and ‘whored’ himself out to anyone with a chequebook. He had the L and media wrapped around his finger though.

    Who cares about Duncan.

    Dumars is the real leader of the Pistons. Cause is sure as hell isn’t Sheed or any of the other misfits.

    The Dream is cool.

    Forget the rest.

    Now I’m cool with Bosh being himself off the court. I’d rather see him be himself and not care what others think then put on a front. I’ve watched every game and it’s obvious that Bosh is the leader.

  4. khandor Says:

    Paps,

    Win first; then, clown after-the-fact.

    Leaders understand this implicitly.

    IMO, when CB4 reverses this order … he is losing his way.

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