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At one point in the beginning of the late 2000’s, Dwyane Wade had the biggest buzz in the NBA and was arguably the best guard in the game behind Kobe Bryant.
It was at this point when Wade entered the top three player in the league conversation which means he was on some nights the best in the world. During the 2006 NBA Playoffs “Flash” was literally Jordan-esque. He did it all, on both ends of the floor too.
Wade put together one of the greatest individual Finals series with his performance in the 2006 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks. That series is the closest thing you’ll probably ever see to a player single-handedly winning an NBA Championship.
Wade averaged 34.7 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.7 steals per game for the series and was named Finals MVP. He was literally unstoppable at this point. With a killer first-step, a deadly mid-range game and the MJ-like clutch, he was one of the most exciting players the league had ever seen.
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