The Heat defeated the Atlanta Hawks yesterday 101-92, and Wade scored 26 points and shot 11-13 from the field.
Before Thursday’s Heat-Knicks game, Charles Barkley said that Wade is no longer the same player, and he doesn’t “explode anymore.”
When asked after the game what he thought last night’s performance meant, he did not mince words.
”It means Charles Barkley needs to shut up,” James said. ”I mean, the man’s shooting 80 percent from the floor in the last couple games. Come on, man. That’s like crazy, right? That’s why he is who he is.”
If you ask me Wade still has quite a bit left in the tank, but Charles makes a good point. Wade isn’t the player he used to be, but with Lebron he doesn’t have to be.