Almost eight years ago, the Miami Heat trailed the Boston Celtics 3-2 heading into game six of the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals. There was huge pressure going into game six in Boston. A loss in game six could’ve sent the Heat home and raise questions about the future of the Heat’s superteam.
The last time the Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors faced off, the Heat beat the Warriors thanks to a Dwyane Wade buzzer-beating three-pointer. This time there were no late-game theatrics. After the Warriors trimmed the Heat’s lead to six in the third period, the Heat regrouped in the final period and ended the game with a 122-105 win. The victory moves the Heat season record to 13-5.
“Is Dwyane Wade coming back?” That’s the question that’s been thrown around by fans across all social media platforms. This all started when Wade was asked about coming back in a recent interview. In a column by Arash Markazi of the Los Angeles Times, Wade stated that he plans to stay in shape and that he wouldn’t rule out an NBA comeback.
The regular season has ended, and the playoffs are finally among us, and there was a ton of drama up until the last game. There was lots of competition to get both into the playoffs and get seeding which made the season end incredibly fun to watch. There’s a lot to unpack about a couple of things that transpired during the season and the upcoming playoffs. To guide you in what to expect in the playoffs, a few of our wordsmiths have come together to talk about it. Without further ado, let’s get into it.
Yes, Dwyane Wade would love to finish his career in the playoffs, something Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan never got the chance to do. However, there’s another reason why Wade is eager to make the postseason; he wants the younger players to gain another playoff experience under their belt.