NBA / Recalling the Heat's Big Three, Wade: Unexpectedly, it will trigger a huge rebound
In the summer of 2010, LeBron James and Chris Bosh moved to Miami to form the Heat's Big Three with Dwyane Wade. The news shocked the league and set off a huge wave. It has been more than 10 years now, Bosh and Wade have retired, leaving only James to continue to fight on the court, but that year's Combination of the Century is still regarded as a major event that changed the league.
A few days ago, Wade accepted an exclusive interview with the basketball magazine "SLAM" and talked about the situation at the time: "We didn't understand the media and fans at the time. We didn't know it would cause such a big backlash. We were not prepared at the time. We knew it would not be. A welcome decision, but I don’t know that it will become the most unpopular decision."
We were really not prepared to be hated at the time. Wade continued: "So we have to survive these and then achieve our goals. We were all loved by fans before that. Bosch didn’t provoke fans when he was in Tyrannosaurus. There was no such thing with the Heat; James is James, but he is also loved. But when we were on the same team, everyone hated us, but now it seems that I am very happy that three black young people can make this decision and change the culture as a result.."
The Heat's Big Three have all broken into the championship in the four years of the combination of the Big Three, including two consecutive hegemonies in 2012 and 2013. After James returned to the Cavaliers, the Big Three of the Heat officially disbanded. Bosh retired due to a blood clot, Wade was transferred to the Bulls and Cavaliers, and finally returned to the Heat to say goodbye to the fans for a season.