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During an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols on The Jump, Wade described his retirement tour as a “surreal” experience.
“It’s like you have this vision on how you want things to go. … “It’s the end of something beautiful,” he said.
Wade also mentioned he’s not worried about LeBron James as the Los Angeles Lakers star prepares for his first playoff-free offseason since 2004-05.
“I’m not concerned for LeBron James,” Wade said. “Realization is going to knock you in the head.”
Speaking from his experience with injuries, Wade noted he hopes James is able to avoid physical problems after a groin injury cost him 17 games in December and January.
As Wade has been given ovations from opposing fans around the NBA all season, he pointed out it might not have happened if Carmelo Anthony didn’t talk him into returning