Found June 22, 2013 on NBA Injury News:
It was evident that Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was dealing with knee pain throughout the playoffs. However, it apparently got worse than most realized, as Wade told reporters that he had to have his left knee drained just so he could play in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, according to The Associated Press.Wade told reporters that he contemplated asking to play limited minutes in Game 7, as he required about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could suit up for the contest."I went through a lot," said Wade, who's now a three-time NBA champion. "But I'm at peace now."Wade also considered asking to play limited minutes in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. However, after speaking with coach Erik Spoelstra, the decision was made that Wade would play."I felt like if I was going to be playing the way I was playing, and hurting the way I was hurting, I wasn't going to be able to help us move on to the next round," Wade said. "I was going to say play me short minutes only, and give Mike Miller and other guys opportunities. But I came into the meeting, and all Spo was about was giving me more opportunities and getting me ways to be more successful. So I was like, 'Well, changed my mind.'"Follow @hoopsinjurynews

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