This Heat-Magic Trade Sends Mo Bamba To Miami

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The NBA’s history is filled with dominant big men. Generally speaking, size has been an asset in the game of basketball. 

Bill Russell. Wilt Chamberlain. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Shaq. If you don’t know these names, you don’t know the history of the National Basketball Association. 

In recent years, the responsibilities of a big man have changed dramatically. For a while, the position was seen as dying. It never was. On the other hand, it was evolving. 

Some would argue that Mo Bamba is the archetypal modern big. Unlike his predecessors, he spaces the floor while also protecting the rim.

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On the other hand, some would argue that Bam Adebayo sets the new standard. After all, his ability to guard multiple positions is also unique. Either way, both reflect the way that the position has changed. 

Could they co-exist on the Heat this season?