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(05-18-2012 10:49 AM)arod1973 Wrote: I have to agree with everyone..I used to like D-Wade especially with him being a Chicago guy, but it seemed as soon as LeBron and Bosh got there, he changed into a completely different personality...
(05-18-2012 10:12 AM)phillies816 Wrote: Not a huge NBA fan but used to be and one of my faves was always Dwayne Wade. Watching ESPN the last year or so made me realize that somewhere along the way Dwayne Wade turned into a b*tch. Stupid statements, subpar play, constantly complaining about calls...Overall just pissing and moaning. Can't stand him now. When and why did this happen?
(05-18-2012 05:35 PM)rjcj2017 Wrote: Yeah, because Cole Hamels is such a stand-up guy.
Sure worked out great hitting Bryce Harper, eh? Forgot to look over at third base on that pickoff attempt to first?
These are the basketball boards, thanks.
(05-18-2012 05:41 PM)phillies816 Wrote: Well first off I blasted Hamels in another thread for that. Secondly you are absolutely right this is the basketball thread so why are you bringing up Hamels? Thanks for contributing nothing to this you absolute nitwit
(05-18-2012 01:47 PM)marquettewade3 Wrote: To end this rant on a positive note, I have been very impressed with the Spurs, especially Kawhi Leonard. He has great mentors with Parker, Ginobili, and Duncan on that team. It's probably me getting older but I just appreciate people who go out and humbly kick another team's a**.
(05-18-2012 05:59 PM)9ersncrabtree Wrote: To end this rant on a positive note, I have been very impressed with the Spurs, especially Kawhi Leonard. He has great mentors with Parker, Ginobili, and Duncan on that team. It's probably me getting older but I just appreciate people who go out and humbly kick another team's a**.
(05-19-2012 07:42 PM)mj23supercollector Wrote: I think you are absolutely right about Jordan kenarm79. Talk about someone who thought the world was owed to him. But, really who of us would deny him. I collect mainly MJ cards and truly believe he is the best basketball player of all time, but what a horrible off court personality. I don't know if anyone heard of some of his excerpts or watched his hall of fame induction ceremony, but the guy had to take that moment to humiliate anyone who wronged him or further humiliate anyone who he got the better of. Maybe it was because he knew he was better than everyone. Maybe he knew everyone wanted to be him.
As for Wade, I always enjoyed watching him play after post-Shaq and pre-LeBron. He was fearless and as everyone else mentioned, humble. But, I agree that he has had this sense of entitlement since LeBron came into the picture. Maybe because there isn't enough basketballs for him and LeBron at once and he realizes he isn't the best player on HIS team.
Anyone remember when he had to be wheeled off in a wheelchair with a shoulder injury?