Balls-Eye: Cavs Could’ve Been Better if Only Wade Was the New Guy

Dwyane Wade

They’ve done it before. They could’ve done it again.

The supposed to be spectacular blast of supernova due to merge of superstars turned out to be a tiny spark with a lot of smoke. Its a foggy path for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Losing Kyrie Irving gave the Cavs the need for LeBron to find another partner. One person would suffice. And if there would be anyone who’d perfectly fit the puzzle, it would be Dwyane Wade of course. They have proven their effectiveness way back when they played together for the Heat.

It would have turned out way better if a team has only one main focus.

1. Derrick Rose

Most of the time, Rose’s plays are isolations wherein he would score the basket himself through a lightning fast cut through to the unprotected rim. We know that LeBron provides this kind of offense already. The one man team style of play. If there’ll be two guys like this on the floor, in times of crisis, teamplay would be as good as dead. Another thing is that two players with this kind of mindset won’t be able to work together. Well, given that they tend to score baskets all by themselves.

2. Jae Crowder and Isaiah Thomas

These two great players came from the same team — the Boston Celtics and it happened when they were key players of that squad. Meaning, they already have the chemistry and sense of team play inherent between them. As a result, in most of the plays wherein I.T sets up, most probably Crowder would be its focal point.

Conclusion

Cavs maybe very strong as it appears because there are teams within the team. But that’s also what made them weak. They aren’t as compact as one when they play.
If Dwyane Wade would be the only one to be added, despite coming from the Bulls, he’ll had no one with inherent relationship except for former partner LeBron James.
Cavs do not need extra power. They just need to empower their usual source. And this would be done through Dwyane Wade behind LeBron James. 

5 Reasons Why LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Will Gain Redemption this Season

Can Dwyane Wade and LeBron James repeat history?

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James TalkingLeBron James and Dwyane Wade way back the Glory Days with Miami Heat

LeBron and Dwyane are at it again but this time with different allies to face perilous teams that will try to take them down and cease their journey for glory.

1- Hungry for another NBA Title

Once you had a taste of being the champ, you’ll crave for it every single time. You’ll play with a pace and focus like you are always in a do or die for the title shot. The craving will bolster your desire to do everything it takes to bag what you wanted. Dwyane Wade and LeBron James aren’t just ordinary players who merely dream about championships. They both reached the peak of their careers and earned their names the space they deserved in the hall of fame. They are undeniably one of the most renowned players of this generation.

2 – All-Rounder Style of Play

Players who can penetrate, post up, jam the ball in, take a long shot and execute effective extra passes causes major disturbances even against the best defensive teams with seemingly impenetrable stonewall defense. Defense is but a game of anticipation. Predicting a player who can do everything is but impossible. Stopping them is merely arbitrary. LeBron James is enough to wear off the opponents defense and scramble them, what more if there’ll be two all-rounder monsters on the floor at the same time.

3 – Bring Back the Miami Glory Days

Way back 2014, LeBron and Wade successfully conquered the NBA League, winning 2 consecutive Championships for Miami Heat. Winning 2 championships in a row in an enormous league like the NBA takes more than just talent and skills. It would require an impeccable augmentation of focus, heart, and strength plus a solid coordination with the team ALL THROUGHOUT. They are looking to continue this unbeatable legacy. With a duo averaging above 20 points each. Who knows what kind of explosion will it be.

4 – Superstar-packed Cavs to overthrow the so-called “Superteam”  –  the defending champs Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant’s addition to the Warriors turned out to be an endless Nightmare for the Cavs last season. Durant is said to be the closest match to LeBron James. And so it is evident as the Warriors dethroned King James and the whole Cavs. But here comes Dwyane Wade, a prodigy like KD teaming up with the King and this tandem is more than just a threat, its a history trying ti be remade. 

5 – I’M Possible

These two can bring their own teams to and through the finals. Combined forces would even produce a stronger devastating magnitude that will make the toughest of the toughest bend their knees. Watch out for Wade and LeBron as they head on their way for redemption, for another NBA Title Shot. For Vengeance. For an even stronger bond with each other on and off the court.

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Bosh Thinks Wade and James will Win a Title This Season, is he Planning to Join Them?

Can the Heat’s big three be together again in Cleveland?

Can the Heat big three be together again in Cleveland?

After all that happened in the NBA this off season, nothing is impossible.
Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh have played together not once, not twice but for four seasons in the Miami Heat and during those times, they developed a bond which was sealed with two championship trophies. The three have accomplished a lot together and while they have gone into different directions, it is possible that they might find a way to get together again.
The trio went to the NBA Finals four times winning two championships in 2011-12 and 2012-13 and seems to me that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James are going at it again.  Since leaving Miami in 2014, Lebron James has appeared in three championship series winning one title with the Cavaliers in 2016.
This 2017-2018 season, the Cavaliers have put together one of the best NBA rosters ever by putting together top caliber players in one team. The likes of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Love, Derrick Rose, Isaiah Thomas, Kyle Korver, JR Smith among others, but will that be it?
In today’s NBA, players have more bargaining power than ever especially if you are an All-Star. Now that Dwyane Wade has joined the Cavaliers, would Chris Bosh be joining anytime soon?
The former All-Star and one-third of the Miami Heat trio has recently spoken with TMZ in reference with the Dwyane Wade and LeBron James and believes that the duo would win a title together this year.
We all know that Chris Bosh still wants to play basketball and it’s unfortunate that his illness has gotten in the way. Last July, after the NBA season Miami Heat has finally severed their relationship with the forward as his blood clot illness has been diagnosed as career ending.
With healthcare technology now and advancement nothing is impossible and in a few more years players as talented as Chris Bosh may be able to find a cure but as of right now, Bosh would have to settle in as a fan and as a supporter to his former teammates.
Maybe, they can get Chris Bosh as part of the coaching staff, then the three can repeat the championship experience together.

Who was the Better Pick Up? OKC’s Carmelo Anthony or Cav’s Dwyane Wade

Who is better now, Wade or Melo?

The 2003 NBA Draft Features: LeBron, Melo, and Wade with LeBron being the number one pick, Carmelo being the 3rd and Wade at 5th.
LeBron James is still considered the best player among the three and still holds the number 1 spot today among everyone else.  For Melo and Wade, it was a different story. Obviously back in 2003 the team thought that Melo will be the better player between the two, after 14 years Wade has proven everyone wrong as he accomplished more than Carmelo.
Dwyane Wade’s Accolades:
3× NBA champion (2006, 2012, 2013)
NBA Finals MVP (2006)
12× NBA All-Star (2005–2016)
NBA All-Star Game MVP (2010)
2× All-NBA First Team (2009, 2010)
3× All-NBA Second Team (2005, 2006, 2011)
3× All-NBA Third Team (2007, 2012, 2013)
3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2005, 2009, 2010)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2004)
NBA scoring champion (2009)
2× NBA Skills Challenge champion (2006, 2007)
Carmelo Anthony’s Accolades


10× NBA All-Star (2007, 2008, 2010–2017)

2× All-NBA Second Team (2010, 2013)
4× All-NBA Third Team (2006, 2007, 2009, 2012)
NBA scoring champion (2013)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2004)
NBA Rookie Challenge MVP (2005)
It’s obvious that Dwyane Wade’s got a better career than Carmelo Anthony and while Carmelo has the higher scoring average than the two, it isn’t only the basis of success.
This year, Carmelo Anthony has teamed up with Russel Westbrook and Paul Geroge in an effort to get an opportunity for the elusive championship trophy and while he has certainly increased his chances, Dwyane Wade has outdone him again by choosing to sign with LeBron James in Cleveland.
Carmelo Anthony is needed by OKC more than Wade is needed in Cavs and while Melo might continue to get his usual scoring average compared to Dwyane Wade who may suffer a decrease in minutes due to the depth of the Cavaliers.  Wade may still get the upper hand of the situation by the end of the day as the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Warriors are still the heavy favorite to meet in the finals this year.

Why did Dwyane Wade Sign with the Cavaliers for a Measly Contract?

After Signing Wade, Just Call them the Cavaliers All-Star

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Dwyane Wade has reached agreement to a one-year, $2.3M deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers (via The Vertical).

Dwyane Wade joining his buddy in Cleveland Cavaliers is nothing but expected, but why does it feel like it’s still a surprise?  Maybe because we were somewhat hoping that he would follow Carmelo and continue the streak of OKC in signing superstars lately, either way, the news would still make a splash and put a dent in the NBA Universe. 
Dwyane Wade at 36 years old is still considered as a top caliber basketball player.
Last year, he averaged 18 points on 43% shooting and have been a scorer all of his years in the NBA.
Recently, he made it clear that if Bulls will buy out his contract, he will only sign with the team that can compete for the Championship as well as be a significant part of the rotation, he did not, however, explain that the team should consist of a  LeBron James so that other teams would have not wasted time in convincing him for nothing.
Dwyane Wade accepted a discounted payment of only 2.3 million, same way as other veterans chasing for a ring who recently joined the team in the past and recently, one example of that is Derrick Rose.
Both players have spent some time together when LeBron James joined Dwyane Wade in Miami and now Dwyane is joining LeBron in Cleveland.
The inclusion of Wade added another all-star guard into an already stacked lineup that includes JR Smith, Kyle Korver, and Iman Shumpert.

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Dywane Wade Gives an Idea Where he Wants to Play Next, Wants to Compete for Championship?

Dwyane Wade officially started looking for a new home. 

With training camp around the corner, Dwyane Wade may need to make a quick decision on where he wants to play next. With the Bulls recently buying out his contract, he is now officially on the market and teams looking for veteran leadership can now get the service of the 3x NBA Champion.
At 35, Dwyane Wade is on the tail end of his career but he is still very much reliable as a player. Averaging his second-lowest scoring output of the season with 18 points per game. Wade is still one of the top notched scorers in the league and he explicitly implied that he wants to play with a team that can compete for the championship this year. 
He is scheduled to Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder and the Cleveland Cavaliers who most experts still believe is the front-runner to be the next team of Dwyane Wade, 
Wade commented on the decision, via Johnson:
“I just felt it was time for me, turning 36, that I want to be competing for a championship. I said when I got here, it was always a dream for me to play here. And getting that opportunity was special. And I can’t even say it wasn’t what everyone expected because we went to the playoffs. And trying to restore this franchise to respectability was our goal. The organization decided to go in a different direction, which I respect.

“I understand how business works in this league. They were going a direction that at this point of my career, I didn’t want to be a part of. Being unselfish, these young players they’re giving these opportunities to, they need to have that time to make mistakes and learn as they’re growing and building what they envision. They don’t need an old guy like me hanging around them.”
Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, and OKC Thunders at this stage are most certainly the strongest teams to be able to compete in the championship. If his true goal is to win the championship then, it is almost certain that one of those teams will be his next destination, however, the downside of joining a good team may have a toll on his individual performance. The Cavaliers shooting guard is deep having JR Smith, Kyle Korver and Iman Shumpert, San Antonio got Danny Green and OKC may want to start Andre Roberson to balance the starters as there are already three offensive-minded players who will be starting with the name of Westbrook, George, and Anthony.
Miami Heat gives him the most ideal individual situation but may not give him the opportunity to win. Miami has been the home of  Wade throughout his NBA career except for last year so he will feel at home on the onset and might even get his performance back on track, although Dion Waiters may certainly challenge him for the position as well.

When Dwyane Wade & LeBron James Workout Together

Wade to Cavs? That will be so unfair

Dwyane Wade and Lebron James go a long way together. Aside from being teammates in Miami where they both got 2 rings together, they were also at the same draft class and they are personal friends.
At 35, Dwyane Wade is currently in a limbo as he is waiting for a potential buyout from the Chicago Bulls that may potentially see him wearing a different uniform again. Bulls’ direction right now isn’t clear and with the departure of Jimmy Butler and arrival of new faces, Dwyane Wade is unsure if it will still be best for him to stay in his home town Chicago.
Nonetheless, the 3x NBA champion and the 12 x All-Star is putting in the work in preparation for the season and he is working out with no other than his buddy LeBron James.
Could this be a confirmation that the two will be playing together in Cleveland?

What’s on the Head of Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade?

Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade: New Look, New Season

Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler has developed a bond together during their time playing with each other in Chicago. Both players have traveled and certainly spent a lot of time together. Recently, the two stars worked out together and had a rather funny conversation about how each other looked so differently. 
Dwyane Wade posted a photo of them together sharing a laugh. 
We know that Jimmy Butler has been traded to the Wolves and Dwyane Wade is most likely to play for a new team next season but it will not be a new jersey they will be wearing next season as they got a new hairstyle!

  • dwyanewadeOur convo went alil something like this Jimmy: What is that in your head. Me: what is that in your head. Que the laughs and boom the picture was taken. That’s called picture magic🤷🏾‍♂️ #Gymrats #Workers

  

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Dwyane Wade Conflict with Young Bulls Players

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The young players on the Bulls really can’t stand Dwyane, and it’s like a little secret in Chicago.
The Chicago Bulls brought Dwyane Wade to provide veteran leadership to young Chicago Bulls players, but it seems everything have backfired.
“He didn’t practice. But they really got upset because he called them all out in the media. And he said, ‘You guys aren’t working hard enough.’ And then they had a big team meeting the next day, and they said, ‘Who are you to say we’re not working hard? Because we’re out there every day busting our butt.’ So there’s a lot of friction there, a lot of tension.” told by Nick Friedell on his appearance on ESPNs The Jump.
Wade did indeed make some very harsh comments about his younger teammates in January and it’s easy to see how they’d come off badly with the knowledge that Wade wasn’t even practicing.
Bulls are reportedly in buy-out talks with Wade’s contract. Making noise as possible destination after buy-out would be Cleveland Cavaliers to team-up with good friend Lebron James. Miami Heat also showed interest to have Wade back at Miami.

Dwyane Wade is Available, How About a Reunion with LeBron in Cavs?

Dwyane Wade will have a new team?

Averaging 18 points, shooting 43.4% from the field with 4 rebounds, 3 assists in 60 games, Dwyane Wade had his worst season in the NBA since his rookie year. This is real. 
While for most, these stat line is already good, for Wade it is not. Wade at 35 is still an effective player and while he is already past his prime, he can still put up numbers and takeover games like the superstars in their finest right now. 
Recently, ESPN reported that the Bulls are “expected to reach a buyout agreement” with Wade in the coming months.
We know that this move is not because of performance but merely a business decision as the Bulls are looking to start fresh and rebuild.
Way of the Wade, where to go?
Now here is the most interesting part, Dwyane Wade will be available and this would mean a great opportunity for other teams to grab the service of the veteran player who, not only can provide big stats, but also a leadership and championship experience. Two teams, I am seeing that would be a good potential landing place for Wade. Cavs and the Heat. 
The Miami Heat could be the best choice as he has played most of his career there and players want him back. It will be great seeing him back and teaming up with Hassan Whiteside. 
The Cleveland Cavaliers with LeBron James is always going to be a discussion as the two players previously teamed up together in Miami, there is a big chance that they could team up again in Cleveland to (probably) get more rings. 
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Where do you want Dwyane Wade to go?

Back to Miami Heat
Play with LeBron James in Cleveland
Play for the Lakers
Join Houston Rockets
Create a Super Super Team in Golden State
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Hassan Whiteside May Have a New Secret Weapon Plus He Wants Dwyane, How About LeBron?

Miami is Hassan Whiteside’s house now and he wants Wade in!

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Hassan Whiteside is one that you would consider as a steal and a great steal that is. Drafted by Sacramento Kings in the second round of 2010, Hassan never had a chance to showcase his wares in Sacramento due to limited playing times. After two years and 19 games, the Kings decided just to give up and traded the big man to Miami that turned out to be just what the Heat needed.
Fast-forward today, and after three successful seasons, Whiteside became one of the pillars of the Heat and the heir to the King’s throne. He has averaged a double-double in points and in rebounds wearing the Heat uniform and his production has increased over the years.  Only at 28 years old, Whiteside is in the prime of his career and is also looking to add another dimension to his already amazing repertoire of basketball skills.


“I might shoot a three every once and while,” Whiteside said. “I don’t really want to be like a big-time perimeter guy. I just want to shoot enough to where you’ve actually got to guard it. Even threes, I can shoot threes. But I don’t want to be one of those centers that shoot five or six threes and then you’re not even dominating in the paint anymore.” – Hassan Whiteside”

Wade Going to Miami Heat?

If that doesn’t make you happy as Heat fans, then maybe this would.  Hassan recently was quoted as wanting to have Dwyane Wade back in the city.


“It’d be great. It’s a three-time NBA champion coming back, coming in and really helping… Obviously this is something that D-Wade helped build, so obviously this city and us as a team being able to have somebody like that on our team would be amazing.”- Hassan Whiteside.

Lebron, Wade and Bosh’er in Whiteside in Miami?

If the Heat can figure out a way to get Wade, they could also put themselves in the position to also get LeBron James. It’s the second coming of the King and it is not far fetched. I can see them again bring a championship to South Beach, not one, not two, not three.
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LeBron, Melo and Wade Have Always Wanted to Team Up, Now Cavs Can Make it Happen

Cleveland needs to reinforce for the next season not because they are a bad team but because Golden State Warriors is just a better team. 
There had been a long time rumor about the three friends about wanting to play together and it looks like its finally going to happen.
Cleveland Cavaliers would be interested in Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, if bought out, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein. #BananaBoatCrew
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Dwyane Wade Shows Off 4 Shoes He Will Wear in the Playoffs

After a hard fought season by Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls who barely made it to the playoffs, he is ready once again for another difficult battle.
Dwayne Wade shows off different kinds of shoes that he will be wearing in the first round confrontation against the top seed Boston Celtics.
Dwyane Wade is in partnership with Li-Ning which makes his shoes.
First game will be on Monday, April 17.

Dwyane Wade Reacts After Teammate Ruins His Triple-Double!

Dwyane Wade was one rebound away from a triple double as the Bulls-Cavaliers came to an end. He was in perfect position to grab the rebound until Cristiano Felicio literally took it from him. The rebound was perfectly set up for him but his own teammate stopped him from getting a triple double!

 
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Top 5 Greatest Shooting Guards of All-Time

Shooting Guard, also known as the “two” or “off guard”, one of the most exciting positions of the game. Their goal is to score points for their team, and must score in various ways and be reliable in crunch time or crucial plays. Most of Shooting Guards are combo guards, guards that can bring up the ball, and can be swingman. In short, there are scorers:

Check this list of players that excelled in this position:

5. Clyde Drexler

          Clyde Drexler was one of the most athletic shooting guards in the NBA. He was a great team player, with his great game on both ends, scoring and assisting in offense and intercepting passes on the defense. He amazed audiences with his tremendous all around play that led him to win a championship in 1995.

NBA Career Statistics:

  • Points – 22,195 (20.4 ppg)
  • Rebounds – 6,677 (6.1 rpg)
  • Assists –  6,125 (5.6 apg)


4. Jerry West


          West is a great combo-guard, assisting like a point guard and scoring like a shooting guard. He was given the nickname “Mr. Clutch” because of his clutch game winners. He had proven that he was great when he recorded a quadruple-double, scoring 44 points, dishing 12 assists, grabbing 12 rebounds and 10 blocks. In his career, he won a championship and a Finals MVP. West is ; “The Logo”, in reference to his silhouette being incorporated into the NBA Logo. 

NBA Career Statistics:

  • Points – 25,192 (27.0 ppg)
  • Rebounds – 5,366 (5.8 rpg)
  • Assists – 6,238 (6.7 apg)

3. Dwyane Wade


          Dwyane Wade made his name very popular in the NBA, and quickly emerged as a productive player and developed into one of the most prominent players in the NBA. He was known for his euro step, splitting defense, windmill crossover, bank shot, post moves, on offense and his ability to intercept passes and chasing down blocks on players taller than him, to prove that he’s a great finisher and defender with his 6 ft 4. In his career, he won three championships (2006, 2012, 2013) and won one NBA 2006 Finals MVP and helped out James winning their last championships.
          Wade signed for the Chicago Bulls this 2016-2017 season.

2. Kobe Bryant


          Kobe really did a great job in his entire 20 seasons playing in the NBA, that made him compared to Michael Jordan. He had proven his self in the NBA, becoming one of the most elite scorers and tenacious defender in the NBA, giving the Lakers five NBA championships (2000, 2001, 20002, 2009, 2010) where he won the Finals MVP from his two last championships and NBA MVP in 2008.

NBA Career Statistics:

  • Points – 33,643 (25.0 ppg)
  • Rebounds – 7,047 (5.2 rpg)
  • Assists – 6,306 (4.7 apg)

1. Michael Jordan

         Michael Jordan excelled in everything about the game. His great performance that dominated in both defensive and offensive end are enough reasons for him to be the greatest shooting guard and be called GOAT. He have done everything he can do and everything possible, because of this he is known around the world to be the greatest basketball player, he had proven this with his awards, titles, and stats.

             In his entire career, he won 6 NBA championships (1991-1993, 1996-1998), 6 NBA Finals MVP and 5 NBA MVP.
             
NBA Career Statistics:
  • Points – 32,292 (30.1 ppg)
  • Rebounds – 6,672 (6.2 rpg)
  • Assists – 5,633 (5.3 apg)






























BREAKING: Dwyane Wade Out of Miami, Joins the Bulls

NBA fans, this is schocking, probably the most shocking move in the NBA free agency, we didn’t see this coming.

Dwyane Wade is out of the Miami. Yes, you heard it right, he is out of the Miami Heat. After playing for 12 years in the south beach and won three NBA championships, Dwyane Wade is now leaving the Heat.

The Heat were reportedly offered Dwyane Wade a two-year, $40 million deal but the 2006 NBA finals MVP turned it down as he is searching for more money.

Dwyane Wade cited that his decision is more of a decision for his family’s financial stability as he got $7 more in his contract with the Bulls compare to the contract offered by the Heat.

Wade averaged 23.7 points, 4.8 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 1.7 steals and .9 block per game in his entire career with the Miami Heat.

The Bulls are thought to be in rebuilding process this season after trading Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks and losing Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol to free agency but days later, they did sign Rajon Rondo to a two-year, $30 million deal and now grabbing Dwyane Wade out of Miami.

They will form a new big three of Rondo, Wade and Butler which will move Butler to Small Forward position and have a great young supporting casts in Bobby Portis, Denzel Valentine, and Jerian Grant

The Bulls are now shopping Jose Calderon and Mike Dunleavy to clear cap space and sign Wade. Chicago is the hometown of Dwyane Wade.

Basketball Culture: Stylish NBA Players

Even they are talented on he court, basketball players fashion sense are often pretty much hit-and-miss. Often recruited by teams straight out of college (or even high-school), the sudden flow of big bucks into their bank account doesn’t always translate to a well-thought-out wardrobe. After all, a thousand pairs of rare Jordans aren’t worth a thing if you can’t pick a solid outfit to match.

But among those players still struggling to leave their teenage dress sense behind are a few doing it right. Setting an example for all those to follow, here is a list of some of the most stylish individuals in the NBA right now.

Serge Ibaka – Oklahoma City Thunder

Playing alongside the likes of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook would make it tough for anyone to stand out, but the Thunder’s towering big man has managed to carve out his own niche as one of the league’s best defensive players. What’s more, Ibaka has also earned a name for himself thanks to his impressive sense of style.



Nick Young – Los Angeles Lakers


NBA fans are usually too preoccupied with Nick Young’s headline-grabbing footwear to notice the rest of his style choices, which is a shame, because the Lakers’ scoring guard doesn’t disappoint in that department either.



Kevin Durant – Oklahoma City Thunder


Nicknamed ‘The Slim Reaper’- among other, equally cool things – Kevin Durant is another player who cuts a long and lanky figure. His seemingly never-ending wingspan, coupled with narrow shoulders, really makes him stick out, and no-doubt makes it pretty tricky when it comes to choosing an outfit. Nevertheless, Durant has shown himself to be a confident and savvy dresser, not letting his size hold him back in the style stakes.



Tyson Chandler – Phoenix Suns


Being a seven-footer can present a unique set of challenges for the fashion-conscious. At that size, all of a sudden measurements and fit take on an even greater importance. Yet, within that, Suns big man Tyson Chandler has found a way to maximize the style potential of his unique build (bulky torso and slight legs) through a more minimal, tonal look.



LeBron James – Cleveland Cavaliers


When you’ve got cameras on you for 90% of your daily life, it’s not surprising you feel the need to show off a little from time to time. Like many members of his draft class, James’s most consciously “stylish” wardrobe choices when involved loose-fitting blazers and baggy trousers. But that all seemed to change when he took his talents down to South Beach, where things took a turn for the more adventurous.



Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat


When considering style in the NBA, Dwyane Wade is certainly one of the first names to spring to mind. Much like his former teammate, LeBron James, Wade has seen his sense of style evolve from his days as a budding superstar into something that really reflects his character. What was once baggy and loose-fitting eventually made its way to being form-fitted and complimentary, with the help of celebrity stylist Calyann Barnett.



Russell Westbrook – Oklahoma City Thunder


Another client of über stylist Barnett, Russell Westbrook epitomizes the “science fair look” that has come to grip today’s NBA fashion scene. With every fresh press conference it seems that Westbrook reveals an interesting new set of frames and an outrageously busy shirt, most of which boast patterns so bold you’d think they were once used as curtains in a kindergarten. 

Westbrook is also one of the few NBA players so confident in their personal style that they feel comfortable experimenting far beyond the boundaries of their contemporaries. At the 2013 Teen Choice Awards he rocked a sleeveless tunic with a pair of drop-crotch sweatpants, cementing his reputation as a man absolutely unafraid to do something different.


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Basketball Culture : Durant Style


“Everybody brought it this year. It was easily the most stylish NBA All-star weekend in history,” says GQ style Correspondent Kevin Durant who knows the designers, the outfits, the hits and misses. Look on who he ranked and commented on as the most stylish player in the league’s most stylish weekend.


5. James Harden
“I’m crowning him the Christian Louboutin king. He has different kinds of them—from hard bottoms to sneakers. He’s consistent. Plus he was killing it with the bow ties and vests all weekend. Definitely fresh.”
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4. LeBron James 
“LeBron stepped out with the leather pants and leather shirt under a blazer. He puts things together well. At his dinner and before the game he sported a bowtie. I think a lot of guys in the league are about to start going the bowtie route. Plus his suits always fit really well.”
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3. Dwyane Wade
“With D. Wade’s dressing game, it’s mostly about fit. Everything with him always fits very well. Of course it’s tailored but the way clothes lay off of his body is perfect. He’s always out of the box—this weekend for sure. Leather pants, metallic gold shoes… It was a hit.”
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2. Chris Paul
 “CP does a really good job of mixing casual and dressy clothes. He can pull off chinos, sneakers and blazer better than anyone in the game. Looking at guys like him makes me re-evaluate my closet, man. It’s cool how he mis everything together.”
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1. Russell Westbrook
“I see Russell every single day, and I love his style. He’s off the wall with the shirts, everyone knows that. But the best thing about him is that he doesn’t have a stylist. It’s crazy. He just has a really good eye. And he didn’t disappoint this weekend. You saw every side of him, from camo suit pants to Air Jordans.”



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Chief Justise Winslow helped Heat get the W over Pacers!

Justise Winslow


Yes I know he only scored 7 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and 1 block but the fact that during the game winning moments he has provided excellent defense against Paul George and sink in a free throw that gave the the lead in OT 102-100 with 5 seconds remaining in the game. 

Winslow played excellent denial on PG during the last seconds of the game causing the Pacers to call all of their time out that led to their victory. The Pacers was able to get the ball into the hands of Paul George but it was still Winslow who was there to challenge the shot.

The future looks good for the heat organization but its even better for Chief Justise Winslow as he is would be a force to reckoned with. He is just 19 years old but plays like Butler on defense and I won’t be surprised if he would be the face of the franchise a couple of years from now together with Hassan Whiteside.

Here is the highlight of his defense to offense;


Full highlights of the game:




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Paul George IS BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!! 36 pts 12 rebs against the Heat! (+flashback dunk)

PG13

The Indiana Pacers strut a new uniform to honor the 1986 Movie “Hoosiers” a small town Indian High school Basketball team that won the state championship. 

That may have inspired PG to come back stronger firing at all angles and stroking it like he’s cooking something special. He ended the night giving the Heat a blast from the past when George did this to them.




I hope he keeps it that way, Healthy. It still early he is just 25 years old. He may have had that injury but boy it didnt bother him at all after being gone. 

HE IS BACK!

Here is the monstrous performance of PG13 courtesy of FreeDawkins:




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HEAT WIN with Gerald Green’s 28 pts with a sick block as well Vs Wizards, highlights inside



I understand its just a couple of games, but with this pick up you can see that the heat found a gem in Green. He is the reason why they won back to back so far and putting 19 pts the other day and now scored 28 pts on 5-8 3 pts. 

Green showed that he is a better catch and shoot player now over the years he has always been touted as over rated as if he was drafted #1 he was picked #18 for crying out loud. Now that he has matured Green is poised to help this Heat Squad to a better winning record and make noise in the playoffs. The Heat has found a gem in Whiteside now Green is an additional fire power for the Heat.

Oh and did i just say that he did a sick block over Gooden check out :40 seconds mark on this video


You may say I am so high on Green, well be the judge!
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