Side-by-side and either-or has given way to, well, just playing.
The dance between Dwyane Wade and LeBron James that at times last season resembled players deferring instead dominating has given way to dual delivery.
After an initial season together and an offseason to discuss it, Wade said the Heat’s perimeter stars return with a better sense of how to thrive in tandem.
Dwyane Wade (right) says he has found his comfort zone with LeBron James on the court. (Sun Sentinel)
“Obviously me and LeBron have a lot of conversations,” Wade said following Wednesday’s practice at AmericanAirlines Arena. “It just got to the point last year where we were like, ‘No matter what, the reason we’re playing together and the reason we wanted to play together is because of what we do and what we’ve done. And so just do what you do, don’t necessarily worry about anything. If you feel it, go. If you don’t, I’m on the other side.’ ”
That, Wade said, added an element of ease to the dynamic.
“And then we j