Dwayne Wade Injury: Bad Omen or No Big Deal for the Miami Heat?

October 6th, 2010 by Keegan Ferguson Leave a reply »
Last night the Three Kings of South Beach, Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh, debuted against the Detroit Pistons, for all of three minutes.  Early in the first quarter, after hitting an open jumper, Dwayne Wade's hamstrung tightened up chasing Richard Hamilton around a screen.  Wade would not return, and if the injury is serious, will likely miss the remainder of the preseason.

Though their talent is undeniable, with a starting lineup that features three of the best players in the NBA, the Miami Heat are not very deep off the bench.  Wade has missed games and large portions of seasons due to injury in the past and some will contend that if Wade can't stay healthy, the Heat will have no shot at achieving their title aspirations.


How Wade's Absence Hurts Miami's Offense

These critics, however, have missed the mark.  In watching the Heat without Wade, it became clear that that Miami can still challenge the league's top teams offensively.  Lebron took over the rest of the first quarter, scoring 12 points and dropping two dimes.  In the late second and early third quarter, Bosh took over, scori ...

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