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THE BIG 3 THROUGH THE YEARS
IAN THOMSEN
July 19, 2010
2003 James is drafted first overall by the Cavs, Bosh goes fourth to the Raptors, and the Heat takes Wade fifth
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July 19, 2010

The Big 3 Through The Years

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2003 James is drafted first overall by the Cavs, Bosh goes fourth to the Raptors, and the Heat takes Wade fifth

2004 The three make the All-Rookie first team, and James and Wade win bronze with Team USA in Athens

2005 James and Wade are named to the All-NBA second team

2006 The three play together for the East in a 122--120 All-Star Game win, then team up again at the worlds in Japan, where the U.S. finishes third. Wade leads Miami to the NBA title and is named SI's Sportsman of the Year

2007 All three start the All-Star Game. Bosh and Wade lead their teams to division titles, while James takes the Cavs to the Finals

2008 The three finally win gold together, leading the U.S. to an 8--0 record at the Beijing Olympics

2010 James cements his seven-year relationship with Bosh and Wade by joining them in Miami

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