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Dwyane Wade's knee problems were more troublesome during the playoffs than he ever acknowledged.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Wade revealed Saturday that his right knee pained him so much that he contemplated asking to play limited minutes in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals, and that his left knee was drained and required about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could play in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
"I went through a lot," said Wade, who's now a three-time NBA champion. "But I'm at peace now."
Wade also received platelet-rich plasma therapy late in the regular season to combat three bone bruises around his right knee, which was his biggest source of frustration and pain during the playoffs. Wade said two of the bruises healed, but a third -- directly under the kneecap -- remained a big problem, especially since that area was also affected by tendinitis.
Wade underwent an MRI to rule out additional problems during th...
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Dwyane Wade lost a step and was humbled by injuries this year, yet still helped the Miami Heat win the Championship. For those thinking this is the demise of Dwyane, the Wade’s have reinforcements coming. Zaire Wade is only 11-years-old and he is already breaking ankles with a killer crossover reminiscent of his dad, Dwayne Wade. The young Wade, who is only in 5th grade, was one...
Dwyane Wade is getting into the app business. The Miami Heat guard released a fitness app called ''Dwyane Wade Driven'' on Monday, the same day that the team was celebrating its third NBA championship with a parade and rally. The app offers customized training programs and videos for basketball players and other athletes. ''It shows people ways to work out...
After winning his third championship as a member of the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade decided to refer to himself as “Three” during his post game press conference after game seven of the 2013 NBA Finals.
Don’t believe me? Check out the below clip that shows D-Wade asking to be called by his new monicker:
Dwyane Wade’s 11-year-old son, Zaire, is being recognized as one of the top fifth graders in the country. He’s certainly taking after his father as evidenced by this highlight reel from last month’s John Lucas Future of the Game Camp in Las Vegas.
Note: He wearing LeBrons and has the three-to-the-dome 3-point celebration, done mostly by the Knicks, down pat.
Even though Dwyane Wade got a lot of criticism for his poor play during the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the 31-year-old showed up when it counted. Wade isn’t the only hoopers in the family, though.
Wade’s 5th grade son, Zaire, could be taking over the Wade reign. Ranked as one of the best fifth graders in the country, the lefty has a nice court sense and seems to finish with either hand...
The 15 members of the Miami Heat showed their best mean mugs for a T-shirt the team gave away to fans for Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Some of the guys like Birdman Andersen appear to be squinting. Others like Dwyane Wade almost make it seem like it’s a modeling picture. [...]
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Drake celebrated the Miami Heat’s 95-88 Game 7 victory over the San Antonio Spurs at Story Nightclub in South Beach. LeBron and Wade were seen snacking on some pizza, while Drake took the mic to spit rhymes.
Photos: World Red Eye, HT: Business Insider
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade had worse knee problems than he ever made known during the playoffs. Wade revealed Saturday in an interview with the Associated Press that his right knee pained him so much that he was considering asking to play limited minutes in Game 7
Victor Oladipo (Indiana) doesn’t stack up as a prospect heading into the NBA Draft as Dwyane Wade (Marquette) did. The comparisons stop at their athleticism and the fact they both played under head coach Tom Crean. They both have great explosion, but the way they play the game isn’t similar. The likes of Dick [...]
MIAMI – This one was for the blueprint. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh conspired to horde championships three years ago, and since then, they’ve done just that. While many a pundit opined to shatter the three-star mold, Miami’s stars rose to the occasion when called upon over the last two games of these [...]
It has been less than twenty-four hours since the Miami Heat were crowned champions, and they are already favored to win the title again next year. Bovada has the Heat at 2-1 odds, with the Thunder behind them at 11-2. The Spurs, the finals runner-up, are listed at 17-2, the fourth best odds.
The Bobcats and Magic are the heaviest of underdogs with each team sporting 500-1 odds...