LeBron Working out with Wade Shouldn’t get you Bent out of Shape

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One of the game’s greats paired up with a good friend last week in an effort to prepare for the much lauded 2016 NBA Playoffs.

According to the Sun-Sentinel, James was asked by multiple reporters why he went to Miami last week to work out with Dwyane Wade, one of his former teammates.

What the media is alluding to, as well as the comments on social media, mostly made by dissentious fans, is all false propaganda. Yes, LeBron didn’t play in a regular season game against the Washington Wizards—but he worked out, to changeover into Zero Dark Thirty mode.

Do we forget San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich repeatedly rests Tim Duncan to save him for the playoffs? Pop resting Duncan isn’t a recent trend, unless you’ve been under a rock, rather, it’s been going on for years.

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr just rested Steph Curry against the Atlanta Hawks. While it is true Curry sprained his ankle against the Oklahoma City Thunder the previous game, he did, in fact, come back in the very same game, and manage to drop a measly 46 points. So did Kerr really rest Curry because of his ankle? Or did Kerr want to rest the player who is having the most spectacular season of all current NBA greats?

Granted, it is obvious, why people disagree with LeBron working out with his close friend, former teammate in Wade.

Let’s layout the obvious: LeBron used to play with the Heat and they won two NBA championships together. Though, in 2010, LeBron left the Cavs in a bittersweet fashion, announcing his decision on a show entitled “The Decision,” he still managed to come back to the city that cultivated him a few years later.

But, while in Miami, it would be disingenuous to say LeBron didn’t es