Dwyane Wade: The New Superman of South Beach?

Mike PiccoloContributor INovember 29, 2008

Sure we all know of Dwyane Wade's nickname, "Flash," but I have to say, after the first 16 games of the season, he is looking more like another superhero.

Let's evaluate. Flash was an amazing superhero, sure, but was he one of the elite superheroes of the Justice League just as Dwyane Wade is one of the elite superstars of the NBA?

While Flash was fast, he had no other attributes that really caught people's eye. Therefore, Dwyane Wade couldn't possibly be "Flash." Wade is not only a scorer, but a versatile monster as well.

Along with leading the league in scoring at 28.4 points per game, Wade also is among the league's top 11 in blocks per game (1.7), top three in steals per game (2.44), top seven in assists per game (7.4) and top nine among guards in rebounds per game (4.8)! 

Now after analyzing the beckoning question at hand, I ask you, "Which superhero would you compare Dwyane Wade to?" Sorry, Shaq, but only one would do Wade justice...Superman.

Is there a new Superman of South Beach? Stay tuned, Heat fans, but the forecast right now is Sunny with an 80 percent chance of making the playoffs.