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Reid asked in SportsBasketball · 8 years ago

Who's Better? Dwyane Wade or Larry Bird.?

Is D Wade in his prime better than Larry Bird? Thoughts?

14 Answers

  • 8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Larry Bird... I think he is the most underrated defender that I have ever seen. People dont realize how good of a defender Bird is. Wade can go inside, yeah I give him that. But he is not the best perimeter shooter in the leauge even in his prime he is never been a great shooter, he always likes to get inside. He is a slasher. Bird likes to read an offensive players mind. Since Wade likes to go in he will take that away from him, he wouldnt even bother covering him outside the 3 pt line. He would just wait for him near the basket.

    Offensively,,, there is no doubt that Bird wouldnt even break a sweat. He could just pull up from the 3 pt line. Shoot his mid range. What does a 6'3 guy could do against a 6'9 dead on spot shooter...? One word.. "Nothing" Once Bird gets in his rhythm there is no stopping him making those 3s. and 2s. And if he has the opportunity he will drive in, get a lay up and a foul..

    Bird vs Wade

    One on One in a game of 21..

    Bird 21

    Wade 6

  • 8 years ago

    the man the myth the legend Larry bird don't even put Dwyane Wade in the same galaxy as Larry Bird

  • 8 years ago

    I say Larry Bird.

  • 8 years ago

    Larry Bird is top 3 of all time... how could u ever ask this question.

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  • 8 years ago

    Obviously Bird, but I think most people here are too quick to dismiss wade. One on one? Wade has Bird beat in athleticism, but all other areas bird is superior

  • 8 years ago

    Larry Bird, definitely, he's a legend, Dwayne Wade is just a star.

  • 8 years ago

    No no no no no Larry Bird was 300x better than D Wade

  • ?
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Bird is top 10

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    The two men is Dwyane Wade

  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

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