NBA: Dwyane Wade Defends Lebron James from Dan Gilbert Allegations

July 16th, 2010 by Debora Rubi Leave a reply »
Dwyane Wade has come out to defend his new teammate LeBron James against allegations made by Dan Gilbert that LeBron James had quit on the Cavaliers during the playoff series against the Celtics.

Wade, in an interview with the Associated Press, said that LeBron "is not a quitter."

Wade, who was eliminated by the same Celtics team that neutralized LeBron, was familiar with the several tactics the Celtics used to diminish the importance of a team's top player.

Wade attributed the bad games by LeBron (similar to bad games played by Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade against that same defense) to the Celtic's defense committed to not letting one player beat them, rather forcing them to bad shots or passes to their teammates.

Wade seems set on helping his friend that has now joined him with the Miami Heat.

With the Heat, and no longer an excuse of weak teammates, LeBron will have to prove that everything Gilbert said was just the rambling of a bitter owner.

Lebron will have the luxury, however, of having a teammate in Wade that will lead the team for him, a feat that LeBron seemed to respond to abrasively to at time ...

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