The free agent class this summer has been one of the best in sports history. Players such as Dirk Nowitzki, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Carlos Boozer were big targets, but the best in this class were LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh.
All three are very talented and their lust for winning got them together to a conclusion that they should play together. They now stand as immediate contenders and a chance to make history as being among the best teams in NBA lore. But could this trio bring the NBA good fortune or just another mistake?
Well, the history of the NBA is full of trios that brought their team titles. But those trios weren't nearly as good as the Miami Heat's. But Miami might not have the same success as other trios did because of their lack of depth.
Other teams that have had three all-stars on their team had some depth, such as the Chicago Bulls in the '90s when they had Jordan, Pippen, and Rodman. But they also had other role players in Steve Kerr and Toni Kukoc, who were able to step up when needed. The Miami Heat are already contenders but in order to actually be able to win a title, they'll need role players that help out their big three.
The Miami Heat will make the NBA good if they have some competition and play team basketball to make them fun to watch in order to attract viewers.
It will be bad for the NBA if they don't win nearly every game. They'll need someone to compete or else watching the regular season and the playoffs will be pointless when you already know who's going to win.
The question, will the Heat be good or bad for the NBA, cannot be answered until the upcoming season begins. The Heat's success will determine the how the NBA's future will turn out.