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Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

Posted on: May 19, 2011 12:13 pm
Posted by Royce Young

By all appearances, Dwyane Wade and Charles Barkley are friends. I say that mainly because they do commercials together, so I may be wrong, but I doubt it.

Anyway, after the Heat's big Game 2 win, evidently Barkley and Wade had a moment of not getting along. Kelly Dwyer of Yahoo! Sports tweeted that Wade told Barkley, "I'm not talking to you right now man" and Barkley responded, "What I do this time?" Dwyer assumed they were joking, but that doesn't appear so.

Via the Miami Herald, Barkley upset Wade with some comments he made on Chicago radio this week.
TNT analyst and Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley caused a stir Tuesday when he referred to the Heat as a “whiny bunch” on a Chicago radio station. Wade shot back Wednesday, referring to Barkley’s comments as “bandwagon” opinions.

“We don’t care what people have to say about us,” Wade said. “We’re coming out to win the game. And we understand what the word bandwagon means.”

I'm actually not sure that's the totally correct use of "bandwagon" but I'll allow it because I know what you meant. Are the Heat whiny? Well, Chris Bosh is on the roster... but I can't really say. No more whiny to me than any other team. The Heat do play the "woe is us, the media hates us" card more than any other team though. Maybe that's what this was in reference to.

Wade continued on and said, "When I was a kid, they called me whiny all the time because I cried a lot. That’s fine. I’m done addressing what Charles has to say.”

Barkley, who is never shy about his opinions, probably isn't done saying things either. Fair trade I guess.

Since: Nov 10, 2006
Posted on: May 20, 2011 1:19 am

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

I'm just gonna say this in regards to the people commenting on players whining to the ref... this has been a part of the game for as long as I can remember... 20 years or so... and the first player/coach I remember seeing do it the effective way it is done now was MJ and Jackson... It is the best and most effective way to control one of the indeterminable factors... if you don't do it, your not trying to win... 

Since: May 18, 2009
Posted on: May 19, 2011 11:48 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

You think any of the so called...BIG 3 could stand a chance playing ball back in the 80's and 90's with the real tough guys of the NBA. Guarantee you this much, the likes of Bill Laimbeer, Barkley and Charles Oakley would smoke these dip shits any day....that goes for that cheap-shot artist out in LA too, Bynum, your a DUMBASS!!!

Since: May 4, 2011
Posted on: May 19, 2011 11:15 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

wade is not only whiny------he is phony too.....he should be thankful udonis stepped up last night and allowed the big 3 to ride on his back.

Since: Oct 4, 2009
Posted on: May 19, 2011 10:51 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

Charles is right they are a bunch of whiny hiny babies! Every shot Delonte West stepson's(lebron) makes he has to look into the camera as to say can you all like me now? Not to mention the over the top celebrating that they continue to do after every win.............Wasn't Delonte's stepson the same one who walked off the court like a sour puss 3 years in a row(by not shaking hands or acknowlidging the winner of the series) That whole team is a joke! Chris who? the guy who gets scared of the ball in the clutch! I think I heard Wade and Delonte's stepson crying back a few months ago in the locker room! And they still are crying.....if someone had pulled Wade down the way he pulled Rondo down to accidently(he did it on purpose so he wouldn't get stripped) hurt his elbow, we wouldn't even waste a minute on these bums................THEY WILL LOSE AND THEY WILL CRY..........CAN'T WAIT..................

Since: Sep 22, 2009
Posted on: May 19, 2011 10:50 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

 Well.... It's good to see that Dwyane Wade and the Heat aren't thin skinned.....

Since: Oct 5, 2006
Posted on: May 19, 2011 10:38 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

So Wade responds to a "whiny" comment by whinning?  Brilliant.

As someone already stated, Barkley was talking media stuff not game stuff.

Two, Barkley simply speaks his mind. Nothing wrong with that.

Three, Miami is whiny; including Wade and Lebron and esp Bosh or Miller.  But I'm okay with it for the most part.  They had a rough year and they are working through it.  Little complainin along the way isn't so horrible.  But Wade shouldn't act like a baby about it...  Deal with it.  Don't shy from it..esp if it is true.

To me Wade is extremely immature.  Always has been.  One thing I hate about his game.  Wade expects folks to cater to his needs; I find it annoying.  He is talented...but not a favorite of mine by a long shot.  Lebron on other hand, whines alot about calls..but nothing else.  I can deal with that.  Although his complainin about calls is isn't as bad as Wade's world of hate.  Try being Lebron for a day..then you will know hate.  Lebron has handled far worse publicity far better.  Wade should take a page from his book.  Clearly Lebron is more mature than Wade.  Wade has alot of growing up to do.

As for Bosh and Miller..they are simply pansies.  Miller is still apparently nursing thumb injuries while Bosh continues to nurse his ego...realizing he isn't in Wade/Lebron's league except monetary cause he is OVERPAID....  He must accept the "dirty work" role and rebound and play D....  Don't worry about happy with what you get.  These guys are Miami's two biggest errors.

Since: Jun 30, 2010
Posted on: May 19, 2011 7:52 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

I am a Charles Barkley fan, always have been.  He amazed me when he played -- how could a chubby dude dominate a game.  Anyways, Chuck is a bandwagon jumper of national/media consensus but I predict that when the Heat win the title this year, he will be invited to a Heat celebration party, and next year will be the Heat's #1 friend from the media.  Don't worry Charles, Wade will get over it, he's a mature veteran and it's just that right now, you'd have to agree to disagree.  You'll come around Chuck, you'll fall in love with the Heat.

Since: Mar 22, 2009
Posted on: May 19, 2011 7:18 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

Barkley just said he didn't mean the Heat are whiny during the game as every player look for calls during game, but he meant they are a bit "too sensitive" to others' comments like them saying "When the Heat loses America is happy".

He looked a bit defensive though trying to nice it up a little, and may be kind of regretting saying that..

Since: Mar 16, 2009
Posted on: May 19, 2011 7:11 pm
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Since: Jan 5, 2007
Posted on: May 19, 2011 6:55 pm

Barkley and Wade not getting along right now

Your missing the point. Can you name me one Super Star that doesnt whine for calls?
If you can then he's no Super Star. They all do it and sometimes it works for them while other times it doesnt.
 The 2 1/2 man joke is old and was someones elses material from last week. It makes very little sense seeing how none of them are Rock Sars from space. :)

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