You don’t want to jump the gun, but you don’t want to fall behind either. The only thing worse than jumping the gun is letting your opponent get a head start. Call it a rat race, or call it an arms race: either way, the NBA is a race.
Moreover, it’s a highly competitive one. The last thing you want is to fall behind.
Some would argue that the Houston Rockets are behind. After all, they’re in last place in the NBA. On the other hand, this team is exceedingly young and has a bright future.
The same can’t be said for the Miami Heat. This is a veteran team that was supposed to be competitive this season.
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They haven’t performed as poorly as the Rockets, but relative to expectations, they’ve been as disappointing as any team in the NBA.
Could they take a step back by sending Bam Adebayo to the Rockets?