The Sixth Sense: Why Dwyane Wade Is Special

August 1st, 2010 by Benny Vargas Leave a reply »
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Mark Twain once said, "It's not the size of the dog in the fight" that matters but rather "the size of the fight in the dog."

At 6'4" (perhaps really 6'3"), it would have been difficult to label Dwyane Wade as a future NBA superstar. Many felt he would slide into the early teens of the 2003 Draft. He didn't have a great jump shot. He wasn't tall enough to be a shooting guard.

Fast forward seven years, and Wade is one of the premier players in the league. He is arguably the best, and certainly in the top three, along with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

During his career, Wade has lifted the Miami Heat franchise to unprecedented success. He has made six All-Star appearances and led the team to two Eastern Conference Finals and an NBA Championship in 2006.

Many thought the championship was Wade's ascension to superstar status, but that had actually begun to occur two years earlier.

As a rookie in Game 1 of the playoffs versus the Charlotte Hornets, Wade staked his claim as a bonafide talent.  With the game on the line and the Heat trailing by one, coach Stan Van ...

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