MIAMI Dwyane Wade claimed before Wednesdays game there was no story surrounding his ailing knee.
He then provided one.
Say what you want about the Miami Heat guard and his performance this postseason. Theres no question he has been hurting, which has resulted in at least some concern.
Still, before Game 5 of an Eastern semifinal against the Chicago Bulls, Wade shrugged off all the criticism he had been getting for averaging just 12.3 points to start the playoffs. He vowed simply to help the best he could.
All Wade did Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena was turn back the clock and show why hes a nine-time All-Star.
Wade scored six of his 18 points and pulled down three of his seven rebounds in eight fourth-quarter minutes as the Heat came from behind to win 94-91 and claim the series 4-1.
(Im not) supposed to be sitting up here at this podium right now, Wade said in an interview room generally reserved for key playoff performers. I always try to overcome. I understand certain...