Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 2/25/13
Just stick to D Wade. It is catchy and easy to remember. Sometimes simpler is better, no need to mess up a good thing. I know Li-Ning gave him a billion trillion dollars to wear their sneakers, but he should have stopped this immediately when it was presented to him. It is just terrible, that is why Lebron is laughing about it. Dwyane Wade has announced a new nickname, in conjunction with the slogan provided by his new shoe company, Li-Ning. The company has built a brand around the idea of the very martial-artististic “Way of Wade.” LeBron James was so amused by Dwyane Wade’s new self-proclaimed nickname that he dared Wade to reveal it to the media before doing so himself. “It’s ‘WOW,’ Way of Wade,” James said, referring to the slogan for Wade’s Li-Ning shoes. “I think it’s corny.” Wade says he is taking the nickname Global and I am sure in China, where they don’t know any better it will catch on, but here in the states, Shaq-Fu was a better name.
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