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Dwyane Wade is taking his talents a little farther than his all-star teammate, Lebron James.
Wade has signed an endorsement deal with China's leading sportswear company, Li-Ning Company. Wade and Li-Ning will co-create an athletic footwear and apparel brand called WADE. Li-Ning is looking to use WADE as the foundation piece to the company's international basketball strategy, and their foothold into American consumer's households.
"I am so proud to welcome Dwyane Wade to the LI-NING family," said Li Ning, Founder of LI-NING Company. "Dwyane is a superstar for his athletic achievements, and also for the way he carries himself on and off the NBA court. I have come to understand what motivates him, what he cares about, and the personal and professional path he wants to take in the coming years. There are remarkable similarities between Dwyane and myself in this regard, and I could not be more excited about developing a brand with him that speaks to those sha...
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Dwyane Wade underwent arthroscopic knee surgery this summer after the Miami Heat won the 2011-2012 NBA Championship. He has been working towards a return ever since. Wade made that return yesterday in China. The star guard played 23 minutes in his return to the court.Wade had missed the Heat's first preseason game, but he made it clear he wanted to return for the team...
LeBron James says he's working on developing a new offensive move. The top player in the league is doing what he can to get better.
Sometimes, even NBA stars can screw up when trying to throw down a monster dunk and below is an example of that courtesy of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade.Watch as Wade appears to have an easy breakaway dunk against the Clippers but the rim ultimately denies him the slam:(Courtesy of Terez Owens)
Ray Allen will look to adjust to being “too” open from three.
When you play with guys at the level of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, your life as a teammate suddenly gets just a bit easier. Other teams are focusing on the studs, and sometimes drift away from their defensive assignments, creating good, open shots for the other players on the floor.
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Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has gone from an unknown to an NBA champion in a matter of three years. Many didn't believe Spoelstra would be able to lead the Heat when they revealed their Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, because he was young and wouldn't be able to mange the team and the egos of the players. He proved everyone wrong and now...
I know I’m going to get a lot of hate for this, but hear me out. LeBron James will be better than Michael Jordan by the time he’s finished in the NBA.
Let’s just get some facts straight. LeBron is bigger, faster, and stronger than Michael. He impacts the game more then any other player in the league. He handles the ball way more than Michael ever did and he can play every position...
Last night, the Miami Heat played their first preseason game of the year against the Clippers in China and we got our first LeBron James highlight.Check out this reverse putback jam of a missed Norris Cole lay-up:(Courtesy of The NBA Mistress)
Now that he's finally got a ring, the discussion has heated up about LeBron James and Michael Jordan and whether or not the former has what it takes to become the best player of all time.
The NBA preseason is upon us and that means a lot of exciting exhibition action.Check out the Miami Heat taking it to the Los Angeles Clippers in Beijing, China and other highlights from October 11th.
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� The Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers are squaring off in a preseason game in China on Thursday. It was late in the first quarter, when Norris Cole missed a layup, but lucky for him he plays on the same team as LeBron James; James came right behind him for a powerful reverse [...]The post LeBron James Reverse Putback Against the Los Angeles Clippers appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
BEIJING (AP) -- LeBron James scored 20 points, and the Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Clippers 94-80 on Thursday in an NBA preseason game in China.
Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 19 points and eight rebounds.
The NBA champion Heat will play the Clippers again Sunday in Shanghai.
New addition Ray Allen had 15 points off the bench for Miami, hitting four 3-pointers.
Retired NBA star Charles Barkley says reigning MVP, LeBron James, has the potential to be better than the legend that is Michael Jordan. On the season premiere of Open Court, Barkley chats to Kenny Smith about this topic. Check out the video:
The NBA season is right around the corner, which is exciting for a lot of people. The offseason was full of excitement coming off the heels of LeBron James and the Miami Heat winning the NBA Championship. A lot of moves were made by various teams that have many implications on this upcoming season. My [...]
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Let’s assume Vegas odd makers are never wrong and they always correctly pick the favorites to be in the NBA Finals. That will mean the 2013 NBA Finals will pit Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers against LeBron James and his Miami Heat.
If this happens, no NBA Finals will ever match such hype, excitement, and star power. You’d have to go back to the 1980s when Magic Johnson...