Nov 10, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade (3) waves to the fans after defeating the Miami Heat 98-95 at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Dwyane Wade made his first return to Miami after leaving the Heat this summer for his hometown Chicago Bulls. Following the win, Flash was remarkably hard on himself. 

Over the course of 13-plus seasons and more than 1,000 games, the 12-time All-Star has had his fair share of bad performances. Against Miami on Thursday, however, Wade finished with 13 points on 5/17 shooting, seven rebounds, and four assists, and he told K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune that it was the worst game of his life.

“Worst basketball I’ve ever played in my life,” said Wade. “I couldn’t wait until it was over. It was just weird.”

The Heat saw their fifth-overall pick in 2003 transform from a highly-touted rookie from Marquette into the third-greatest shooting guard in NBA history. He saw all the highs and lows with the franchise — from three championships to a 15-win season in 2008, Flash experienced it all.

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His move from Dade County to the Windy City came after the organization, Pat Riley specifically, didn’t do all that they could’ve to keep Wade with the team. Negotiations weren’t too intense, and both parties decided to mutually part ways.

Chicago seemed like the most logical destination because it’s Wade’s hometown, and joining that team meant he wouldn’t need to bear such a huge load with Jimmy Butler being the franchise player.

The Bulls are 5-4 on the year after downing Miami 98-95, and Wade’s averaging 17.3 points on 44.4 percent shooting, 4.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.8 steals through the first nine games.

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