Basketball fans everywhere are slowly coming to terms with the fact that Dwyane Wade has fewer than 10 games remaining before he officially says goodbye to his last NBA regular season-- and depending on how the playoff picture shakes out, he could be done entirely.
Wade's farewell tour has been as emotional as we expected. But the Boston Celtics are making light of the situation by trolling the 13-time All-Star ahead of his final game at TD Garden on Monday night:
Celtics just presented Dwyane Wade with this, which includes a piece of the 2008 parquet. pic.twitter.com/m1RXZVgYG1— John Karalis (@RedsArmy_John) April 1, 2019
Amazing. What a low-key dig at the future Hall of Famer. As we know, Boston won the NBA title in 2008. And Wade's Heat didn't even make the playoffs.
To be fair, it's also a nice reminder of the many battles he, Chris Bosh, and LeBron James endured against the likes of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen between 2010-2014.
Of course, this is all fun and games, because the C's were nice enough to include the long list of accolades Wade has achieved over his 17 seasons in the league for good measure.
DWade going through warm-ups for the last time in Boston pic.twitter.com/y5ACeEOJTi— John Karalis (@RedsArmy_John) April 1, 2019