Dwyane Wade, LeBron James still close friends

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James still close friends Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Dwyane Wade, LeBron James still close friends Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports /

Although LeBron James left the Miami Heat to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, he and Dwyane Wade remain close

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have a great relationship for some time. After all, that’s one of the big reasons LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat in the first place. Now that LeBron James is back in Cleveland, many believe the relationship between he and Dwyane Wade may sour.

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According to Wade, that’s not the case.

“I mean, I just go back to before we ever played together,” Wade said via Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report. “And I go back to the conversations and the media reports of, ‘How can you be friends with a guy and play against a guy? They didn’t do that back in the day. Magic [Johnson] and [Larry] Bird never did that.’ Me and LeBron, I’d go to Cleveland, we’d go to the movies. He’d come here, we’d hang out. And then we’d go on the court and we’d compete. And then after the game, that’s my boy. Then we got here, we teamed up, became even closer. And now it’s the same thing.

“You know, we’re still gonna be friends, and we’re still gonna compete our asses off. Until the day we can’t compete no more.”

Dwyane Wade obviously has the right attitude and seems understanding of LeBron James’ decision. However, that doesn’t mean the games between the Cavaliers and Heat won’t be fun. They’ll meet for the first time in the preseason on October 11 in Miami and for the first time in the regular season on Christmas Day in Miami.

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