With another postseason battle together just on the horizon, teammates LeBron James and Dwyane WadeÂ donâ€™t quite see eye-to-eyeÂ when it comes to what coming up short of the ultimate prize would mean. Â Read more after the jump.
Per theÂ Sun-Sentinel:Â â€œAs they looked ahead to the start of the NBA playoffs, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade noted Thursday how theyâ€™ve come together in their thinking about late-game situations. But there is one significant difference between the Miami Heat stars when it comes to the notion of whether this season would be a â€˜failureâ€™ without a championship. Wade said yes; James said no. â€˜The season wonâ€™t be a failure,â€™ James said. â€˜You put too much work into a season to automatically call it a failure, but it would be a disappointment. This is our goal. This is what weâ€™ve come together for. A failure is a strong word. We commit ourselves and we dedicate our season, we work hard every day and to automatically say itâ€™s a failure, I think thatâ€™s a big word. But I think itâ€™d be a disappointment, because thatâ€™s what you work hard for every day.â€™ Wade was more definitive. â€˜I say yes,â€™ he said. â€˜Thereâ€™s only one champion. Itâ€™s a failure for every other team. If you donâ€™t win a championship, you had a failed year.â€™â€