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01-11-2013, 09:12 AM
Change is good.
Join Date: Aug 2005
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Yeah I get that, but he'd be stupid to do so. He has to decide--do I walk away from a ton of money to see if I can still do it, or sit here and rot while collecting a paycheck? Again, it would be silly to walk away from the cash, and he knows it. Which is why he isn't doing it. I like Wade and he seems to be a good teammate, so I just wish it ended differently for him.
I think you've got it right, nyr2k2. He was a great player. He got paid for it. He went into steep decline much faster than nearly any other player I've ever seen. He continued to do his job and by all accounts was a good teammate and mentor in HFD.
Sure, it eases the blow to be set financially (hopefully he had good financial advisors), but doesn't change the fact that he can't do the one thing he loves and knows (or knew) how to do well. I sincerely hope he's got other career ambitions/interests that he finds fulfilling.
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