Dwyane Wade was a paint wrecking, defense altering, glass shattering machine. Prime Flash was doing his thing in Dade County way before LeBron James decided to come to South Beach, don’t believe me? Ask any Dallas Mavericks fan. Whether he got a hand from the officials or not during the 06 Finals, Wade absolutely demolished Dallas in games three through six. It was a whooping of biblical proportions. One of the best NBA Finals performances to ever grace the the hardwood.
Wade wasn’t the same guy during the Heatles run but still stood tall as a star in his own right. Three Championships, back-to-back top five MVP finishes, and a Finals MVP isn’t a bad haul for the second best player to come out of the 2003 draft class.
3x All-NBA Defense
How did the guys rank him?
The Flag Bearer: Will Reeve (20).
The Barn Burner: Jacob Noble (51).
How did the other guys rank Wade: Josh Eberley (22), Justin Rowan (22), Justin Salkin (24), Robert Littal (27), Shane Young (27), Brian Geltzeiler (27), Justin Termine (28), Matt Drappel (32), James Holas (32), Adi Joseph (39), Lang Greene (40), and Marc Griffin (42).
#28 Thursday, September 10th.
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Josh Eberley – hoopscritic.com / Host of the @PullUpPodcastHC, @JoshEberley
Jacob Noble – hoopscritic.com / Host of the @PullUpPodcastHC, @JacobNoble_HC
James Holas – hoopscritic.com / BballBreakdown, @SnottieDrippen
Adi Joseph – sportingnews.com, @AdiJoseph
Matt Drappel – sportsnet.ca, @MattyD416
Justin Rowan – fearthesword.com / hoopslounge.com, @Cavsanada
Robert Littal – blacksportsonline.com, @BSO
Shane Young – hoopshabit.com, @YoungNBA
Justin Termine – Sirius XM NBA / cinesport.com host, @TermineRadio
Marc Griffin – hoopslounge.com / sportsnet.ca, @montrealmarc
Lang Greene – basketballinsiders.com, @LangGreene
Justin Salkin – hoopscritic.com / brooklynsbeat.com, @brooklynsbeat
Will Reeve – awfsports.com / Host of the All Weather Fan Podcast, contributor for hoopscritic.com @WillReeveJr
and of course,
Brian Geltzeiler – hoopscritic.com / Sirius XM NBA / the-cauldron.com / 120sports.com, @hoopscritic
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