Le Batard said that most athletes aren’t good self-evaluators, so credit Dwyane Wade for acknowledging that LeBron James was the best player on the Heat and deciding he needed to help him. Le Batard said last year James and Wade took the same amount of shots and LeBron paid the price.
Le Batard weighed in on Pat Riley’s role with this team. Le Batard said Riley told him he would feel sick when the team lost because he promised those guys they’d win a title. “He convinced these guys to play together,” Le Batard said. Le Batard noted seven days ago we were all talking about how the Heat’s formula wasn’t working.
Le Batard commented on the coverage of the Heat. Le Batard said that there are no real controversies and there’s not really anything unlikable about them. Le Batard said there was the beginning, but since then, there’s been zero problems.