Incredible. Bonus points for the sweet post-dunk cabbage patch.
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Kobe is just as bad as Wade, LeBron is more respectful than both of them, but he does whine.
Wade and Kobe talk to refs like they are dogs. Like Jordan used to do.
The cabbage patch was an hommage to the fab 5 and his teammate Juwan Howard. The negativity in this board is ridiculous sometimes.
when he did that dance in his mind it was like “go wadee go wadeee go wadee go wadee”
So you’re a hater if you think you should save the dancing until you’re actually winning? I don’t care if it was in hommage to JC himself…you look like an idiot when your team is down 11 and you’re celebrating one play with a dance. You look even dumber when 20 min later your slapping and kicking the backstop of the hoop because you didn’t get a call. This was supposed to be the season that they played angry, no more nonsense. All that shows me is Dwade cares more about his own accomplishments and looking good more than he does about winning.
mama there goes that man again
@ Diesel – you are looking way to far into a tiny moment during the game. They are players and are human beings like you and I. They have emmotions and occasionally react. I don’t think Dwade did the dance thinking I am down by 9 or whatever it was. He was just celebrating a spectactular play in that moment. The same goes for the “pouting” incident. While he does complain alot, no one would say anything about that if they won. Too many people on here are looking way too far into a 6 second dance after an incredible play. Look at Blake Griffin, he has 2-3 highlights per game and his team nearly always loses. Yet we have a “Blake Griffin Alert” on sportscenter. He often stares down defenders after dunking on them (a different form of emmotion)…Just saying…People look WAY WAY to far into things, especially with the heat….
Blake does not break down into the Tootsie Roll after his dunks. I have no problem with DWade staring Perk down and letting him know “I got you”, but doing a full blown dance is dumb. And I know they’re human beings, but name me another high caliber player that would dance in that situation other than DWade or Lebron.
he should have been tough
Does the “Big Balls Dance” constitute dancing? ‘Cause if it does, Kobe Bean Bryant has been known to pull that out from time to time. Shaq danced/has danced his entire career. That’s two of the ten greatest players of all time. Should I got to the next tier of talent or stop there?
@ Diesel – So more or less what your saying is, your OK with an emotional reaction, as long as it is not dancing? Staring is alright (even if you are down)? I can’t name another athelete dancing. But what about behaviors like Garnett barking like a dog, Shaq when he did his “stampede” like stepping down the court after a big dunk, Mutombo waving the finger after a big block, Antoine Walker doing the shimmy after a made three, Ray Allen grinning to the TNT announcers after burying a three against the Heat, Reggie doing the choke sign to Spike Lee, Carmelo laughing after a made jumper or a hard foul from a defendant. When you break all of these down they are all some type of emotional display. The point I am trying to illustrate is each player reacts in different ways. He dunked, it was a dance, I don’t see that big of an issue with it. You can’t say its fine in one instance but not in the other.
*defender…sorry sometimes my work interferes with my typing…
i sense the shades of varejao…
The dance so stupid it ruins the whole dunk… Man cant dance
YO, IF ANY OF Y’ALL WHO CAN DUNK CAUGHT ONE LIKE THAT ON A DEFENDER LIKE PERK, Y’ALL WOULD BE ACTING ALL CRAZY TOO. STOP HATIN’.
Big dunk, Biiiiiiigg! Comin off the spin! whaaaaam!
About near the end of the dance, look at DWade’s face, he knew he shouldnt be doing that silly sh@t
He really destroyed Ibaka with that spin move – the dunk was on Perk but I was mored impressed with the move that put him in position to dunk than the dunk itself.
Destroys, huh? Nice dance Dwayne, the only destruction was KD hittin J’s wherever he wanted all over LBJ, final score…
@sizzle – I couldn’t hate a player more than I hate KG and I’ve made fun of him and his antics for a long time. Again – I’m all for a small reaction to recognize the play…but DWade pushed his own players out of the way, ran across the court, and twirled in circles while doing the cabbage patch…that’s a little much at any point. Especially when you’re losing the game. @Eboy – Kobe did the balls thing when hitting a shot to put his team up…not when down double digits. Same for Shaq. I stand by my statement that no other high caliber player would dance like then when losing a game by that much.
If you get dunked on like that where I’m from, you don’t get to play anymore. You pack up whatever gear you came with and go home and think about how you let that happen on the way.
Yes, Kobe can be a clown too. But I highly doubt he dances down 11 in the first half. Show me video otherwise, and I’ll gladly apologize.
The dancing was stupid. I thought it was showboating at the worst time, just like McGee the other night.
But the dunk was stupendous. Great play.
Who cares if a player is having fun. Really? And why does anything a good player do end up somehow being a Kobe comparison. This sites getting old with the negative dudes on here.
Would be a moot point if the Heat Won. His dancing would have been praised regardless of them being down by Eleven. I still think if Blake did this no one would have a problem with it…
WHen you feel good you don’t try to supress it. It’s unnatural. But then again comments section are just for opinions. =) we’re not the ones doing the “stuffing” out there on d court. damn i ahte my life.. hehe
Crazy dunk…just so good. The dance was a bit lame.
I thought Wade and Bron, thought they were playing in the All Star game again last night. They were so busy making highlights, that they end up losing the game.
Hey Tealish: Tyler Hansbrough would like a word with you.
Apparently the dance was a tribute to the Fab Five and more specifically, his teammate Juwan Howard.
why does anyone give a rats ass about his dance? i dont think scott brooks was in the timeout thinking, “guys we gotta come up with a better dance because wow d wade was incredible” gtfo here at least talk about how the thunder slapped the heat not some dance. go watch “so you think you can dance” and leave the hoops to the real fans
dunk of the year. he/she whoever cites that blake griffin “throw in” layup deserves to be smacked. end.
I love how he shoves Joel out of the way after.
@Diesel – way to overeact.
I sometimes wonder if the big 3 are more interested in doing highlight celebration than winning celebration
wade still the best in your face dunker!
I feel like Wade does this dunk every year
he did it last year on varejao and lost that game too…
Pardon my language, but GOD DAMN!!!
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