NBA Superstars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James have their backs against the wall in the 2011 NBA Finals. After losing another nail biter to the Dallas Mavericks last night, the Miami Heat are down 3 games to 2.
In order to win the best of 7 series, the Heat must win the next 2 games convincingly in Miami. That won't be easy because the team's main stars -- LeBron and D. Wade are having trouble at home.
Wade and James have not been on their 'A' games since game 2 of the Finals when their tight defense collapsed and allowed the Mavs to score 18 points to their 2 points in the final 6 minutes of the game. Since then, LeBron has struggled to find his jump shot and D. Wade's mind seems to be elsewhere.
Every straight man's weakness is his woman. In the case of Wade and James, both men suffer from abandonment syndrome caused by the absence of their mothers in their developing years. Such men will always have difficulty bonding with women throughout their lives. Especially when they are dealing with women who have issues of their own.
If a man's ego is not being propped up at home, he can't perform well outside of the home.
There are unconfirmed rumors that LeBron's girlfriend, Savannah Brinson, slept with Washington Wizards forward Rashard Lewis last weekend in Miami.
Earlier this week, a caller phoned into 97.9 The Box and said this:
"My buddy has a place in Orlando... and he lives among some athletes that live there. Needless to say he golfs, drinks, and parties with some of the best people in central Florida. So when word got to him while at the bar last night, he called me. Word got out while drinking with friends, that Rashard Lewis slept with Lebron's girl while visiting South Beach."
Lewis, a notorious playboy, is engaged to be married to one of his groupies.
It could be a false rumor, but Savannah hasn't updated her Twitter page since May 31st. Before that, she updated her page almost daily.
Similarly, Wade's longtime girlfriend, actress Gabrielle Union, isn't exactly showing strong support for her man on her Twitter page, which she updates constantly.
My sources tell me that Union, 38, is quietly seething with anger that Wade, 29, didn't mention her in his emotional letter to Newsweek magazine. Coincidentally, Wade's letter was written right around the time of the infamous game 2 collapse on June 2nd.
In fact, Union knew she wasn't going to be mentioned in Wade's letter, which explains why she hijacked Rihanna's shine in her attention grabbing "I tried to shoot my rapist" tweets on Twitter.com. Wade's letter was published online on Newsweek's website on June 5.
The very next day, June 6, Union took to her Twitter page with her sensational rape tweets to distract attention away from Wade's letter.
She tweeted about her rape under the pretense that she was supporting Rihanna who was getting backlash from anti-violence groups for her "Man Down" video. In the video, Rihanna produces a gun and shoots her rapist dead in a busy train station in Jamaica.
Union has oft repeated her rape story on numerous occasions in the past for attention. She said the rape incident occurred during a robbery at a shoe store where she worked at age 19. But no one has been able to locate police reports detailing the rape incident.