A couple of years ago Kobe Bryant aka the black mama announced that he was going to retire at the end of the 2016 season. And what took place during that season was unforgettable. What I mean is every NBA arena where Kobe played for the last time payed homage to his legend by playing a video tribute showing several of highlights. Kobe was the ultimate competitor and probably the clutchest player we’ve seen since Michael Jordan. This is a guy that would have you at the edge of your seat in the remaining 2 minutes of a close basketball game – because you knew at any given moment he could erupt and will his team to victory. The same reason why people hated Kobe is the same reason why they grew to love him – he was fearless on the court . This was supposed to be about D Wade but I’m here talking about Kobe. The reason why I’m bringing up the Black Mamba is because unlike him D wade hasn’t been graced so far with any tribute videos in any arena where he played. I’m sure the Dallas Mavericks won’t do it because he left a sour taste in their mouths by denying them an NBA title in 2006. Kobe was definitely a player of a greater magnitude than Wade and dominated the basketball world for several years. Dwayne Wade is no longer a starter so I’m not sure if that has anything to do with NBA arenas not showing him any respect. These are all subjective reasons I’ve brought up though.
Wade made his own video on his youtube channel, Li-ning should definitely be doing more than just offering him a lifetime deal.