Dwayne Wade Bored in the OKC?
OKLAHOMA CITY – The good news for Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat: They don’t expect many distractions in the Sooner State as they prepare for Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
“There is not a lot of exciting things going on out here,” Wade said.
That should give the Heat plenty of time to ponder what adjustments they need to make after losing the Finals opener. And for Wade, specifically, what he needs to do after a substandard performance in which he missed 12 of 19 shots in Game 1.
Wade admits he doesn’t have the same bounce in his step as he did six years ago when he won his only title and was named MVP of the 2006 Finals. But after watching Wade struggle to beat 37-year-old Thunder guard Derek Fisher to the basket during one second-half play, there’s certainly reason to wonder whether Wade is hurt or tired.
Miami coach Erik Spoelstra said Wade is fine. Wade also disputed whether he’s taken a major step back.
“One day it will happen,” he said. “Father Time will knock on the door. But not right now.”
Another big question facing the Heat: Will Chris Bosh finally return to the starting lineup? (….continue reading on Yahoo Sports)