Found November 01, 2012 on The Sports Rocker:
PLAYERS: Dwyane Wade
TEAMS: Miami Heat
The day after the Celtics vs Heat game, I wrote that Rondo needed to grow up, and end the petulant behavior that has almost become his trademark. Then I read that Wade called it a 'punk play.' That's fine, and I would have agreed with him. But these two have a history, and Wade may have only gotten what he has been giving.Turns out, Rondo has been on the receiving end of a few hard fouls from D-Wade. Roll the tape.From the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals, Game 2.Honestly, I can't tell if Wade actually made contact or Rondo was acting. So, let's call that a draw. And here's this clip from the 2011 playoffs. Now, that was a takedown of WWE proportions. Actually, probably worse, because it wasn't scripted. You can actually see Rondo's elbow bend the wrong way.So, in hindsight, maybe I was wrong to say Rondo was a punk, even if Wade did. Maybe Wade deserved what he got. Rondo did attempt to pull up and hold him, which is more than we can say for Wade's...
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