Found June 18, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Dwyane WadeLeBron James
TEAMS: Miami Heat
At one point during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, Dwyane Wade got caught in a switch and ended up covering Kevin Durant. Wade is extremely athletic, but this is a combination that the Heat want to avoid as much as possible in this series. K.D. has too much height and length for D-Wade to handle, and according to Wade that is exactly what Durant told him while they were trading smack talk on the court. “He told me I was too small,” Wade said after the game according to Pro Basketball Talk. “I had to run down the court and say ‘what’d you say again’ and he said ‘you’re too small.’ “He’s got seven inches on me, so, I played good defense but he’s a scorer and he made a good shot.” On that particular possession, Durant scored over Wade. Durant is listed at 6-foot-9 but has the length of 7-footer and ball skills of a point guard. For the most part, anyone who is athletic enough to cover him is “too small.” The 6-foot-4 Wade is no exception. As LeBron

Dwyane Wade wears funky glasses to presser

Ballertainment Dwyane Wade rocks the Dwayne Wayne flip-up glasses The Miami Heat take a 3-1 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder and a clearly happy Dwyane Wade wears Dwayne Wayne glasses to the post game presser. In doing so, he took many of us back to 1990 when A Different World was one of the most popular shows on television (shouts to Kadeem Hardison and old-school NBC)....

Heat's Wade dealing with custody issue

Dwyane Wade is asking a Chicago judge to suspend his ex-wife's right to visitation with their two children after a weekend incident that he says delayed the boys' return to his custody and led to her arrest. Wade's attorney was in court Tuesday morning to have the petition heard, hours before the Miami Heat guard was to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Oklahoma...

Dwyane Wade Pays Homage to Dwayne Wayne, LeBron Isn’t Impressed (Video)

One of the biggest story lines of this year’s NBA Playoffs has been the post-game fashion choices of many of the league’s star players. After Miami’s Game 4 win over Oklahoma City last night, Dwyane Wade upped the ante, taking questions from the media wearing a pair of the flip-up hybrid glasses made famous by Kadeem Hardison’s ‘Dwayne Wayne’ character on the late 1980s...

Wade dealing with custory battle

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is not only participating in the NBA Finals, but he is involved in a custody battle with his former wife that escalated over the weekend, CBS4-Miami reported Tuesday. Wade's ex-wife, Siovaughn Funches-Wade, was arrested on Monday on two counts of attempted child abduction and unlawful visitation interference. According to the CBS4 report, Wade...

Dwyane Wade’s memoir, “A Father First” hits stores in September

Dwyane Wade might be a little busy right now with that whole NBA finals thing, but with yesterday being father’s day, his family wanted to make sure that it was noted during the playoffs how great of a dad he is by rocking customize shirts to game three of the NBA finals against the Thunder. [...]

Wrong to judge '12 Wade by '06 standard

NBC golf analysts Dan Hicks and Johnny Miller were discussing Tiger Woods' Saturday at Olympic as he wrapped up a disappointing, at least by his standards, day of golf. "It's almost brutal." "And Tiger, having a lead in a major and shooting a 75 in a big, big crucial round is just unthinkable." "Absolutely." "Absolutely. Never would...

Mario ‘Mother-Fuc*ing’ Chalmers!

Dwyane Wade was very excited about the Heat beating the Thunder in Game 4 of The NBA Finals.  In fact, he was so excited as he walked to the locker room he decided to nickname Mario Chalmers for his solid 25 point performance on national TV.  Unfortunately for the world, Mario Chalmers nickname was one which needs to be bleeped.  Enjoy Dwyane yelling it not once, but two times...

Heat ready for tough Game 3 vs. OKC

At this point a year ago, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were using words like urgency and desperation.

James, Wade voice support for Spoelstra

Where there once was doubt with Erik Spoelstra regarding whether the Heat coach would be back next season, there now seemingly is certainty. Beyond Sunday's 91-85 victory over the Thunder at AmericanAirlines Arena, which lifted Miami to a 2-1 lead in these best-of-seven Finals, there has been a groundswell of Spoelstra being the right man for the job. "I think Spo has...

Assorted Observations: NBA Finals, Game Three

***For the first time since the second round the Heat have won a game in which LeBron did not drop 30.  However, his 29 did account for nearly a third of Miami’s 91 points, so that’s a little misleading.  Although he had a sub-par night from the floor (11-23), LeBron set a certain tone early with his assertiveness in the paint.  He was a man possessed on the offensive boards...

Big 3 Praises Spoelstra For Being More Receptive To Suggestions

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh praised Erik Spoelstra on Saturday for being more receptive to suggestions than in the past.
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