Dwyane Wade Comes Up Huge Against Bulls

TJ ZwarychSenior Writer IMarch 9, 2009

 

MVP! MVP! MVP!

Dwyane Wade had a beyond huge game tonight as the Miami Heat came out victorious in double overtime over the Chicago Bulls.

Wade made clutch play after clutch play tonight. First, he hit a three-point buzzer beater to put the game into overtime. Then in double overtime he stole the ball and hit a running three-point buzzer beater to win the game.

I am one of those people who doesn't think Kobe, or LeBron, but rather D-Wade should be the NBA MVP this season. Why you may ask? THE NUMBERS DON'T LIE!

In a 130-127 win over the Bulls tonight, Wade had 48 points, 12 assists, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 blocks! This has to be one of the single greatest games by a player this season. Wade has had 40 points or over now in 4 out of his last 6 games. These are truly MVP-numbers.

Although Wade's game was more than stellar, he wasn't the only Heat player who contributed. The Heat had 6 players in double digits, led by two rookies with 18 (Michael Beasley) and 17 (Mario Chalmers). Udonis Haslem lead the team in rebounds with 8.

Ben Gordon had a huge game in a loss tonight with 43 points, 3 assists, 3 boards, a steal, and a block. He was really making it rain tonight as he hit 8 out of 11 three-point shots. John Salmons also had a great game with 29 points and 8 rebounds, and Derrick Rose played great with 23 points and 9 rebounds

If Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat continue to play like this they will be a serious contender in the playoffs.

Related

    Tony Parker Loses Starting PG Job

    NBA logo
    NBA

    Tony Parker Loses Starting PG Job

    Rob Goldberg
    via Bleacher Report

    Beal Says Wizards' Team Meeting Didn't Go Well

    NBA logo
    NBA

    Beal Says Wizards' Team Meeting Didn't Go Well

    Joseph Zucker
    via Bleacher Report

    Johnson & Ellington Adjust and the Heat Improve

    Miami Heat logo
    Miami Heat

    Johnson & Ellington Adjust and the Heat Improve

    Ira Winderman
    via Sun-Sentinel.com

    Kanter Gets Warned After Bron Troll 😂

    NBA logo
    NBA

    Kanter Gets Warned After Bron Troll 😂

    Scott Polacek
    via Bleacher Report