NBA: Dwyane Wade Fined $25,000 For Throat Slash Gesture After Helping Bulls Defeat Celtics

Dwyane Wade’s tenure with the Chicago Bulls got off to a good start on Thursday night. Wade caught fire from three point land, knocking down 4 of 6 shots, finishing in total with 22 points and most importantly a Bulls win. Friday wasn’t as nice to Wade as he was fined $25,000 for making a throat slash gesture after hitting the game clinching shot.

(Video) NBA: LOL, Dywane Wade Is Completely Unbothered As Bulls & Celtics Players Push Each Other

Dwyane Wade made his debut last night with his hometown Chicago Bulls and everything went perfect for him. He dropped 22 points, which included hitting 4 of 6 shots from three point land, which is something he rarely does considering he only hit 9 three pointers all of last season. He was shooting it so well from deep that he didn’t let a minor scuffle between his teammates and Celtics players get him off his game.

(Video) Sports: LeBron James & Dwyane Wade Bet on the 2016 World Series

The Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs are battling it out in the World Series.  Cleveland Cavaliers star and Ohio native LeBron James and Chicago Bulls star and Chicago native Dwyane Wade decided to place a bet on their hometown teams.

NBA: Dwyane Wade Believes “Superteams” Are Healthy For The League

Dwyane Wade was part of the original superteam that was constructed via free agency so he really has no choice but to support the idea of teams like that being good for the league. When he, Lebron and Chris Bosh got together, they were loved in Miami but essentially hated everywhere else. Regardless of the hate or love people had though, they all had one thing in common. They would be tuned in to watch and that was good for the NBA. Wade echoed that sentiment yesterday when asked about Durant and the Warriors and it if hurts the league.

NBA: Dwyane Wade Claims He & Lebron Wanted To Be In Chicago Before They Signed With Heat

Could you imagine a backcourt of Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose before his injuries when he was still in his prime? What if you then put Lebron James at the small forward spot. Would anyone have beaten them? We will never know but according to Wade, the Chicago Bulls were the preferred landing spot for himself and Lebron during the free agency summer of 2010. He claims they only wound up with the Heat when they showed last minute that Bosh could be added as well.

NBA: LeBron James Says Cavaliers Wanted Dwyane Wade & Explains Why it Didn’t Happen

Dwyane Wade and Miami Heat president Pat Riley were at an impasse about Wade’s contract.  The star guard believed he deserved to get paid for the sacrifices he made in the prior years.  Riley, however, did not want to dish out a huge contract that would affect the team e.g. Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.  Wade decided to look elsewhere and the Cleveland Cavaliers were one team that wanted him, but there was one major issue.

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