Found October 02, 2013 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Dwyane Wade
TEAMS: Miami Heat
Dwyane Wade regrets having surgery back in 2002 while at Marquette to remove the meniscus from his left knee. Wade believes it has led to ongoing knee problems. Wade wishes he would have taken a more long-term approach to the situation. "My knee problems and the things I've dealt with started from that," Wade said . "That was [11] years ago and technology was different and the way you approach things was different. At that moment, if everyone looked ahead and said 'Dwyane's going to have a 20-year career maybe we should do something different,' maybe I wouldn't have it. At that time it was get me back on the basketball court and do what is best." Over the summer Wade had OssaTron shockwave therapy on his knees to treat tendinitis.

Wade blames surgery for bum knee

After his sophomore year at Marquette, Dwyane Wade decided to have the meniscus in his left knee removed. It was a decision made for expediency's sake, the Heat guard suggests now, and one he regrets. Wade, who has battled knee problems throughout his 10-year NBA career and had to receive regular knee treatments through the second half of last season and the playoffs, believes...

Dwyane Wade Regrets 2002 Surgery Which Led To All His Knee Problems

Say what you want about Dwyane Wade, but he’ll go down in history as one of the better shooting guards to ever play in the NBA. Wade now struggles with chronic knee issues, and can point directly to when everything changed in his knees.  Wade during an interview admitted that a 2002 surgery he had while still at Marquette led to all his recent knee problems. With hindsight, Dwyane...

D-Wade Talks Being 2nd Option

During the 2011-12 season, Dwyane Wade first said that he had to become the second option on the Heat. He admitted that it was difficult, but something he had to do. Today, Wade seems much more comfortable with his role. He spoke about it at Heat media day on Monday. From Matt Kelley of the Miami Herald: “I’m the second option. Let’s just point-blank say it...

Heat’s Dwyane Wade regrets 2002 surgery

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade underwent surgery 11 years ago to remove the meniscus from his left knee. The procedure underwent when he was in college with Marquette, and looking back he told Brian Windhorst of ESPN.comthat the operation was a mistake."My knee problems and the things I've dealt with started from that," Wade said. "That was [11] years ago and technology...

D-Wade Talks 2002 Surgery

11 years ago, while playing college basketball at Marquette, Dwyane Wade opted to have meniscus-removal surgery on his left knee. It's a decision that Wade regrets today, due to the many knee problems he's had to deal with since, he told Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Wade said that if more of a long-term approach was used when he had his meniscus surgery in 2002, following...

Dwyane Wade regrets getting knee surgery in 2002

Over the last ten years, many things have changed in our fair world and medical technology has increasingly gotten more advanced to fixing injuries within the human body. Before he became a member of the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade had surgery to remove a meniscus in his left knee and now, it seems that he feels that he should have waited to do that according to some quotes he gave...

Wade Doesn't Want Pressure Of His Health As Factor On LeBron's Decision

Dwyane Wade will turn 32 in January and doesn't want the pressure of whether his health will play a factor in the free agency decision of LeBron James. "LeBron James' decision is LeBron James' decision," Wade said. "Whether I'm healthy or whether I'm not healthy, he's going to make a decision that's best for him and his family. Don't...

D-Wade Talks Doubters

There doesn't seem to be another player in the NBA that takes more pleasure in proving his doubters wrong than D-Wade. So it's not a surprise that Wade spoke about his critics at Heat media day on Monday. From Matt Kelley of the Miami Herald: I always enter with a chip on my shoulder. People always think something about something,” Wade said. “I’ve...

D-Wade Pushing Michael Beasley

It seems like Dwyane Wade, being the team leader that he is, has taken some of the responsibility for helping turn Michael Beasley's career around. After the first practice of training camp on Tuesday, Beasley said that "D-Wade stayed in my ear the whole time" (via Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick). And Wade hasn't stopped as training camp has progressed...

Heat insist training camp in Bahamas is no vacation

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- If Miami guard Dwyane Wade does anything other than basketball-related work during this Heat training camp trip to the Bahamas, it'll likely be a little bit of card-playing. After all, that doesn't take any physical exertion. Insisting that this is no vacation -- even though a steel band met them at the airport and shimmering blue ocean...

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The Twitter beef that wasn't or maybe was

An innocuous tweet set the basketball Twittersphere on fire as two of the league's best perimeter players went at it over something us fans are usually left to argue over. It all started when Kevin Durant noted that Sports Illustrated had left James Harden off of its list of the top-10 players. Durant went a step further and said the magazine should take Dwyane Wade out to...

Heat Loved Camp In Bahamas

Get ready for one of the least shocking sentences you will ever read. Yes, the Miami Heat enjoyed very much having training camp in the Bahamas at the famous Atlantis Paradise Island Resort. But it wasn't just the tropical weather that made the camp special; the Heat felt they accomplished a lot. Chris Bosh on camp (via Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel): ...


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