Three fellow superstars watched Dwyane Wade’s last game in the NBA and then went to his retirement party to celebrate — and here you can check out the picture of four of them together. Barack Obama sent a special message to Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki, while the Chinese created a robot who can put all the NBA players’ jobs in jeopardy.
Obama to Wade and Nowitzki
Barack Obama, former President of the United States and a big NBA fan, congratulated Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki on great careers, saying that they are not just fantastic players but excellent people, too.
From a big NBA fan, congrats to future Hall of Famers Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki—not just all-time greats but class acts, too.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 11, 2019
Cheers to 16 years
Sixteen years ago, the quartet of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Paul, and Carmelo Anthony entered the NBA and had great careers, and three of them watched D-Wade’s last game as his Miami Heat lost to the Brooklyn Nets.
Cheers to 16 years 🍷
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 11, 2019
Robot better than Curry?
The Chinese are well-known for their out of this world technology and the latest invention of a robot is mind-blowing. This particular robot is programmed to hit long-range triples and players such as Steph Curry must be worried about its skills.
Even NBA players aren’t safe from the robot takeover. 🤖 pic.twitter.com/VoLA4gnrSp
— Sporting News (@sportingnews) April 11, 2019
Dirk Nowitzki – An inspiration
Dirk Nowitzki played his last NBA game and posted a double-double in the Dallas Mavericks loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The Players’ Tribune made a heartwarming video to say thanks to the German international who changed the basketball forever.
— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) April 11, 2019
NBA teams worth more than the MLB teams
According to Forbes, the average value of an NBA team ($1.9 Billion) is worth more than the average value of an MLB team ($1.7 Billion), which is the first time ever to be the case.
For the first time ever, the average value of an NBA team ($1.9 Billion) is worth more than the average value of an MLB team ($1.7 Billion), according to Forbes.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 11, 2019