Safe To Say Gabrielle Union Was None Too Pleased With Her Hubby Dwyane Not Getting A Call Last Night
"Hey Gabrielle. I was just curious, do you the referees should be forced to hand over a sum of their own personal money after that performance tonight?"
I'll say this, it's good to that know that Dwyane Wade has got himself a loyal life partner. I believe Gabrielle Union is what the hip hop community calls a "down ass bitch" (does that still play? If not I blame Ja Rule). Either way she's riding or dying for her hubby, and since it's 2016 we get to watch the entirety of that excursion play out on social media. So I respect her quoting every single fucking tweet sent to her by a Miami Heat fan, but I don't think I can go as far as saying I agree.
Don't get me wrong, the way the game is called nowadays that most likely should have been a foul. I just don't have a problem with it not being called as such. Not when Dwyane Wade - a player that is known for his extravagant flopping - makes no real attempt to shoot the basketball, and certainly not when he does so in a situation where a foul call could completely trivialize the previous 47 minutes and 55 seconds. You want to be put on the foul line for some freebies when the outcome of the game is hanging in the balance? You better earn it in the process of trying to score, and not in the process of haphazardly launching yourself into a defender - who played the situation correctly - and aimlessly tossing the ball in the air. The fact of the matter is that the guy who got the call played pretty solid defense, and the guy who didn't was simply making a desperation play and hoping to get the benefit of the doubt from the officials. I understand the concept of "superstar calls", but when you're someone like Dwyane Wade - who constantly makes the officials look silly after the fact - you have to expect that karma to come back around at some point. Unfortunately for him it happened to be in the waning seconds of a pivotal playoff game.
P.S. Props to D-Wade for taking off in 2007 and landing in 2016 with this throw down.....