Q: Ira, we speak of LeBron James coming into his prime but what about Chris Bosh? I feel he has yet to reach his full basketball potential. -- Matt, Seattle.

A: Perhaps that's because Chris has a new potential, as a center, to a degree offering a new set of challenges. While he said he embraced the notion of being an NBA Finals championship center, doing it for a full season and playoffs is another story, nine months of banging against bigger bodies, and drawing them out of the paint with his remarkably efficient mid-range range. It's among the reasons why this should be an intriguing season, even with one championship coronation already in place.