Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh Done With Television Until ‘Crygate’ Coverage Stops


Mar 9, 2011

Some say that ignorance is bliss, and Dwyane Wade would agree.

According to USA Today, the Heat All-Star has quit watching TV until the media attention surrounding "Crygate" dies down.

"I've totally shut it down," Wade said. "I don't want to hear anything. I want to focus on what it takes for us to get this ship right again."

Wade told the South Florida Sun Sentinel that he had given up television altogether, even ESPN, because he was sick of people poking fun at his team's struggles. This is pretty serious commitment for D-Wade, who is a big college basketball fan. He didn't even know who his alma mater, Marquette, was playing in the first round of the Big East tournament.

The Miami Heat have been attracting more than enough media attention recently, not only because the team is riding a five-game losing streak, but because coach Erik Spoelstra said that some of his players were crying in the locker room following their loss on Sunday to the Chicago Bulls. The media then took that comment and ran with it.

Since then the Heat have been made the laughing stock of the league, with players, coaches and fans all questioning the toughness of the Miami players.

In order to focus on their game, it only seems sensible that the players should isolate themselves. Wade's teammate, big man Chris Bosh told the Sentinel that he has also been laying low for most of the week.

"I've been in my own world for the past 24-48 [hours]," Bosh said.

"I really don't know what's going on," he added. "I haven't watched TV. I haven't been on the Internet. I've just been out doing other stuff. I've heard a little bit about it. My friends try to talk about it. I shut it down right off the bat."

As far as the attention is concerned, Wade spoke the truth about his team when he said, "We're not looking for sympathy."

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