Dwyane Wade Injury: Does This Hurt The Miami Heat Psyche?

October 6th, 2010 by Bob Bajek Leave a reply »
NBA preseason basketball is a boring venture, until Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade got injured Tuesday evening against the Detroit Pistons.  

Wade only played minutes before he pulled his right hamstring after defending Richard Hamilton. The Heat removed Wade from the game immediately as the crowd at American Airlines Arena all gasped nervously.

After the game, Wade said he will be out probably for two weeks, so this injury is not as serious as expected. 

Missing Wade during the season would be a problem, but he will be back before the season opener October 26 against the Boston Celtics. 

But what does his injury mean to the Heat's team psyche? 

The Heat made the biggest splash this NBA offseason by signing coveted free agents LeBron James and Chris Bosh to form the Big Three. That and getting solid players in Mike Miller, Zydrunas Illgauskas, Juwan Howard, and Eddie House to complement Wade had analysts predict a new dynasty. 

Even Jeff Van Gundy's prediction of a 73-plus win season strengthened the mystical aura of invincibility being thrust upon the Heat.  

However, ...

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