Tom Crean Rumors

Wade credited that meeting with playing a key role in his strong play down the stretch as the Heat won the NBA title. We’ll see what happens now as Wade is battling a bone bruise on his right knee that has resulted in plenty of concern about his play. “He doesn’t need motivation on that,’’ Crean said Tuesday in a phone interview with FOX Sports Florida about Wade fighting through his injury. “But people need reminders. And sometimes in my life, I need reminders. He knows what he needs to do, and he’s out there taking care of it …. He’s going to be there through the long haul. He’s got a lot of season left. I think that’s how he’s approaching it.’’