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Miami Heat All-Star guard Dwyane Wade has informed USA Basketball that he will be unable to play in the Olympics this summer because of an upcoming surgery on his injured left knee. "As many people may know, throughout the season, I struggled with a recurring knee issue. After the championship game, I visited with my doctors for a round of comprehensive medical tests, and the recent results dictate the need for surgery. While every part of me wants to be in London, I need to take this time to do what's best to improve my health and allow me to continue to play the game I love. It was an honor to represent my country in 2004 and in 2008 when we won the gold medal. My thoughts and best wishes will travel with Team USA as they prepare to bring home the gold," said Wade. As a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team that finished 8-0 and won the gold medal, Wade averaged a team best 16.0 ppg. While his Miami Heat teammate LeBron James disappeared in the clutch during the gol...
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He just might be back at an arena near you.
The Miami Heat guard wasn't himself this year. He was bothered by foot and ankle troubles during the regular season and a knee problem during the playoffs.
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Dwyane Wade will have surgery knee surgery according to Chris Tomasson on July 9th. He is likely to miss at least a big chunk of the Olympics as a result, if not the entire 2012 games. According to Tommasson, Jerry Colangelo was told by Wade that he is looking at a 4-6 week recovery time after the surgery.
Below is the report from Tommasson via Twitter:
Wade didn't look healthy...
Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh has taken himself out of consideration for the 2012 USA Olympic basketball team.
Bosh will miss the Olympics to rest and rehab his abdominal injury he sustained in the Heat's first game of the second-round series against the Indiana Pacers.
Bosh is the second Heat member to pull out of the London 2012 Olympic games due to injury. Dwyane Wade...
The Opening Ceremonies of the London Olympics are only a month away, and Team USA has lost yet another star. Dwyane Wade informed head coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Thursday that he is officially out for the Olympic Games, as he will instead undergo surgery on his ailing right knee.
“I’ve decided to listen to my doctors and get the procedure...
Dwyane Wade’s tenure as an Olympian has ended. The newly crowned NBA champ will not be with USA basketball this summer in London. Wade was battling a knee injury for the bulk of the playoffs and has informed USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski that he’ll be having knee surgery in early July. [...]
Dwyane Wade will miss the 2012 Olympics in London due to needing surgery on his left knee. Dwyane made the necessary calls to officials letting them know he is not near healthy enough to compete in the Olympics in late July. The Miami Heat guard called USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski on Thursday and [...]
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The Cavs selected Waiters with the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft, a selection met with surprise by many Cleveland fans, who had their hearts set on another player to support Kyrie Irving. The Cavs, though, are...
MIAMI Miami guard Dwyane Wade is out of the London Games, and his Olympic career is over.
Wade, who battled a left knee problem during the playoffs while helping the Heat to the title, called USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski on Thursday to tell them he would be dropping out of the games due to needing knee surgery.
Wade, a 2004 bronze medalist...
With the fourth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Syracuse shooting guard Dion Waiters.
Having made a play for the second-overall pick prior to the draft, the Cavaliers were relegated to staying in their lottery-given spot and addressed a weakness in their roster.
A dynamic scorer, the 6-foot-4-inch Waiters averaged 12.6 points and 2.5 rebounds during the...
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While his teammate LeBron James was on David Letterman, Heat star Dwyane Wade decided to stop by "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon".Some of the highlights of this interview featuring Wade talking about his new book along with geek chic among NBA players:(Courtesy of Pro Basketball Talk)
(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Dwyane Wade has decided to undergo left knee surgery and will miss the 2012 Olympics.
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The Miami Heat guard called USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski on Thursday and let them know that he is not healthy enough to participate in the Olympics...
As the stars of the Miami Heat continue their championship media tour, they stopped by ABC's "The View" to talk with the rag-tag group of famous ladies.Check it out the entire video in the below video:
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Dwyane Wade opts for surgery instead of Olympics.