Oklahoma City Thunder Plus Chris Bosh Could Be 'Scary Good'

Casey Womack@caseywomackCorrespondent INovember 24, 2009

BEIJING - AUGUST 12:  Chris Bosh #12 of the United States looks on while taking on Angola during the men's preliminary round basketball game at the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium during Day 4 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 12, 2008 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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The young Thunder lineup is already promising and getting better every day. 

Now, picture that same lineup with the addition of Chris Bosh. Almost gave you goosebumps didn't it?

With Bosh joining the team as a five, the Thunder would jump immediate into playoff contention. With another of year or two of growing, this team could easily be the most dominant team in the league.

Kevin Durant is already one of the toughest match-ups in the league as a power forward with a shot of a two guard.

James Harden is starting to come out of his shell and show the world why he was the third pick in the draft with his stroke. 

Russell Westbrook is getting better every single game and learning from his mistakes.  His turnovers are down drastically from last year and is already one of the quickest point guards in the league.

Uncle Jeff is still called 'the best player nobody knows about.'  He's learning how to play the four and will always have open looks playing on the same court with KD.  Plus, his defense is unbelievably better from last year and is more valuable than ever.

With Chris Bosh on that same lineup, there is no doubt the Thunder would be playing for championships.  He is one of the premier big men in the game and his skills have sky-rocketed within the past two years.

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Thabo Sefolosha is the second best defender in the league (Josh Smith), in my opinion, and can contain any star scorer in the league.

I know Oklahoma City isn't the biggest market in the league, but everyone who pays attention to the Thunder knows the city is growing. 

Plus, Bosh should know joining the roster with as much talent as OKC would compete for titles. 

If he stayed in Toronto, he would continue to be one of the most underrated players in the game and would never experience a true contender.

He is the missing piece to this young Thunder squad.

That starting lineup would create shots and passing lanes all game with the opposition having to pay attention to every player.  Plus they're all young.  This team is not going anywhere.

Even Deron Williams knows what's going to happen in the West in the near future.

"...the Thunder are on their way to being a good team as well.... In a couple years, they're going to be scary good."

So come on Chris Bosh.  I'll even bet that KD, Uncle Jeff, and Harden will let you join their music group.

We'll get your popcorn ready.


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