Honestly, the playoffs aren't the same without the Miami media asking "Spo, are Rio, Ultimate Warrior, CB, D-Wade and Birdman available?"
Guy You Want To Take Last Shot This Millennium: Kobe, Reggie, Billups, Horry, Ray Allen, DWade, DFish, Dirk, KD, 'Bron, Pierce and now Curry
Giannis with the D-Wade windmill crossover to draw the foul. Feels like it's been a long time since he pulled that move off.
Bet Dwyane Wade still somehow had a hand in Rondo's fake back injury.
Raise your hand if you had Norris Cole playing big minutes of a fourth-quarter playoff game and Dwyane Wade watching at home?
Pat Riley on Dwyane Wade: "He's got five months to continue to work."
Pat Riley on Dwyane Wade: "He's got to change the narrative himself on his body and missing games."
Pat Riley on Dwyane Wade: "There's no doubt we're going to need Dwyane every single night that he's available."
To clarify from earlier, Dwyane Wade did not say he was not opting out, that was the indication. Through the team he says no decision.
Dwyane Wade: "It wasn’t what we wanted. It wasn’t what our fans wanted and what they’ve come to expect of us, but sometimes it’s like that.”
Dwyane Wade: "This is not an end that we want to become accustomed to as an organization but we did the best we could this season."
Dwyane Wade feels he has "a few good yrs left." Says it was uncomfortable at 1st when he again became primary guy down stretch, will improve
Dwyane Wade says he’s looking forward to seeing Hassan Whiteside take “the next big jump.”
Dwyane Wade on this season: “We were 3-1 and it went downhill from there.”
Dwyane Wade finished season 11th in NBA in scoring, at 21.5 points per game, third in East behind only LeBron and Kyrie.
Will watch playoffs from home: Russell Westbrook Kobe Bryant Kevin Durant Chris Bosh DeMarcus Cousins Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade just walked out of the arena in Philadelphia with his arm around Goran Dragic. All you really need to know about tonight.
If his season is over, Dwyane Wade finishes w/ 62 games, 21.5 ppg, 4.8 apg, & the 3rd highest usage rate of his career.
Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Luol Deng have combined to miss 65 games this season.
Heat misses playoffs for first time since 2007-08 and only 2nd time in Dwyane Wade's career.
Dwyane Wade: "We come in here & we have another opportunity. Around here, we believe in opportunities. Just look at our roster."
FINAL: Heat 100, Magic 93. Heat center Hassan Whiteside with 24 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks. Dwyane Wade with 22 points.
Dwyane Wade: "Yeah, we had enough (to make the playoffs). We had it in our hands and we let it go."
Dwyane Wade on the fading postseason hopes: "We had in it our hands and we let it go."
Dwyane Wade: "I'm disappointed. This is not a place I'm used to being in at all. I've only missed the playoffs once in my career."
Dwyane Wade: "This is not a place I'm used to being at all."
Dwyane Wade: "You can't be upset. You can be disappointed... We have nothing to be ashamed of."
Dwyane Wade: "I'm proud of each guy, no matter what the outcome is." Felt players represented organization well, just didn't go right.
Dwyane Wade: "We had opportunities.... They made big shots."
Tyler Hansbrough just tried to rip Dwyane Wade's hand off.
Noah: "We came out with the right mindset (after half); guys stepped up. Derrick made some strides. Snelly Cat did a great job on D-Wade."
The approach now? Dwyane Wade: "You keep coming back... until you can't."