Upset potential invigorates NBA playoffs

Updated: April 19, 2011, 2:01 PM ET
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

Way back when LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined with Dwyane Wade, angst fell from the sky. The league couldn't possibly survive this type of organized arrogance. The SuperTeam was going to be the death of competitive balance, the death of fan interest, the death of all things pure and holy in the land of the three-man weave. What if this spread throughout the land? Players would congregate in threes, one by one into the ark, and win title after title. It might even spread to other sports. Whatever ...

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