Wade-ing It Out

July 3rd, 2010 by MIA Sports Guy Leave a reply »

I’ve been following the NBA offseason, widely regarded as the wildest offseason in professional sports history, with a level of focus I never thought I was capable of reaching. It got to the point last night where I was thinking about going for a late night swim, with my laptop.

In the last 24 hours the intense speculation has not been about Lebron James, the top prize this summer, but about South Florida’s most important, beloved athlete in Dwyane Wade, the face of the Miami Heat organization.

Going into free agency, everyone in the NBA world gave no thought about Wade actually becoming a free agent. Wade returning to Miami was a forgone conclusion in everyone’s mind. Meeting with other teams would simply be a formality.

The Heat were in prime position to be the king of free agency by surrounding Wade with some elite support in the form of guys like Lebron James and/or Chris Bosh.

The focus has apparently changed over the last 24 hours. Or has it?

The Wade Rumors Begin

The perception now, above all, is about keeping Wade in Miami.

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