Miami-Atlanta: Heat Needed a Hero in 105-90 Loss to Hawks—Calling Wade

November 19th, 2009 by Hotnuke Leave a reply »

Bonnie Tyler is famous for her song “Holding Out For a Hero.” In it, she sings that she needs a hero, and I know exactly how she feels, for I, and all Heat fans, need a hero badly.


Since 2004-05, the Miami Heat and its fans have had that hero, a man named Dwyane Wade, who’s reprised the role of Flash first held in DC comic books by characters Jay Garrick (1940—), then Barry Allen (1956-1985, 2008) and Wally West (1986-2006, 2007—), and finally Bart Allen (2006-2007).


For the past four games, three of which the Heat have lost, and the other they barely won, 81-80, against the worst team in the NBA (the 0-12 New Jersey Nets), Wade seems to have abdicated that role, as he’s shot a paltry 29-of-71 (40.8 percent).


For some reason he just doesn’t seem ...

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