"You're definitely going to see me out there".
"I'm going to stay in shape because you never know", Wade said. "I think if I'm able to do that, I can help this team win". And obviously with the team's support, it's going to be a lot easier on me.
While James will still be the unequivocal leader and captain of the team, he's never been one to back down after being challenged by a teammate.
In addition to adjusting to Southern California's infamously bad traffic, Wade plans on watching plenty of NBA basketball at Staples Center, and he just happens to think very highly of L.A.'s two pro basketball teams.
James' debut campaign with the Lakers ended in disappointment by missing out on the playoffs, but they head into the new campaign as one of the favourites to win the title with Davis on board. In doing so, we'll have a good chance of winning every night. Dwyane Wade says he is now staying in shape just in case something happens and that he is working out with LeBron James on a regular basis. And for me personally, I just want to be the Defensive Player of the Year.
The new National Basketball Association season doesn't get underway for over a month, with players not returning for training camps until September 27. We have to make sure we come in with the same mindset no matter who we're playing. Not about the opponent, not about anything else outside the locker room.
But they suffered a huge blow when DeMarcus Cousins tore his ACL during a workout last month, potentially ruling him out for the season. The notion that he takes plays off or breaks the scheme has been a sensitive point for fans of both the Cavs and Lakers over the past few seasons, perhaps knowing that, Davis says he's ready to call the King out if needed.