Wall struggled against the Cavaliers, going 4-of-13 from the field and 5-of-12 from the free throw line.
"As a team", Wade told reporters, "we were kind of like this".
"I'm here to help this team in whatever capacity I can from a veteran's standpoint", said Wade.
Let's face it: Tristan Thompson straight robbed the Cleveland Cavaliers out of a couple of good games and his good relationship with LeBron James, and he's not almost as good as they expected him to be when they handed him that very lucrative extension. It was worse, because it wasn't new guys; it was guys who had been around each other four years in a row. So the jokes weren't amusing anymore. Guys were just over you.
"We can't sustain effort for 48 minutes", James said.
"We had a mental edge over those guys and we were able to win", Wade told Cleveland.com. So it's tough, definitely.
C Tristan Thompson is expected to be sidelined three to four weeks with a left calf strain, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced Thursday.
Miami beat the then-Paul George-led Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference finals in six games but then were soundly beaten by the Spurs in five games in the Finals by an average of 18 points per loss. When you walked in, it wasn't a big smile no more.
Whether the playoff theory is accurate or not, the Wizards believe it but it probably is something they should keep to themselves, because the last thing you need to be giving the greatest player of all time is motivation.