D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce

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Jordan
92
36%
Pierce
143
56%
Equal Distance
20
8%
 
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D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#1 » by EasternHeretic » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:27 am

Was prime wade closer to Jordan or Pierce level as a player?
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#2 » by Colbinii » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:31 am

Jordan.

I have Wade around #20 Peak, Pierce outside the top 50 and Jordan in the top 5.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#3 » by RoyceDa59 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:32 am

Prime Wade and prime Pierce are very close.


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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#4 » by Optms » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:33 am

RoyceDa59 wrote:Prime Wade and prime Pierce are very close.


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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#5 » by CodeBreaker » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:47 am

Peak Wade is the closest thing to Michael Jordan.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#6 » by israelfirst » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:57 am

prime pierce with 2005 shaq would have won multiple championships
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#7 » by GeorgeMarcus » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:58 am

I voted Jordan, not only because I believe it, but also because I get to discredit MJ/Pierce simultaneously :)
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#8 » by azcatz11 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:00 am

israelfirst wrote:prime pierce with 2005 shaq would have won multiple championships


Well yeah...so would Wade tho
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#9 » by euroleague » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:07 am

Pierce - I'd have Pierce's prime as a whole over Wade's, because it was three times as long and not constantly injured.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#10 » by GeorgeMarcus » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:14 am

azcatz11 wrote:
israelfirst wrote:prime pierce with 2005 shaq would have won multiple championships


Well yeah...so would Wade tho


And to be honest, I doubt Pierce would win with 05 Shaq. He clearly wasn't the same player he was in LA, or even Orlando.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#11 » by Hroz » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:17 am

Paul Pierce

Too many injuries to really have put the stamp on the league he wanted to.

Still a legend but even when the Heat won their 2 ships I feel Bosh was more important than Wade.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#12 » by Yallbecrazy » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:21 am

Had to think for a while who was better between Wade and Pierce. It is Wade, but Jordan to Wade is >>>3x and maybe >10x the gap from Wade to Pierce
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#13 » by picc » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:23 am

GeorgeMarcus wrote:I voted Jordan, not only because I believe it, but also because I get to discredit MJ/Pierce simultaneously :)


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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#14 » by spicy6 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:23 am

People forget how good pierce was its not an insult for wade to be closer to him than MJ the best player ever.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#15 » by MrDollarBills » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:24 am

Prime Pierce. Paul Pierce was a beast when he was at his peak, and he did it without elite athleticism.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#16 » by Kobblehead » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:31 am

The gap between Pierce and Wade is much tighter than the gap between Wade and Jordan. Throw Bryant in there as a milestone for Wade on his path to Jordan and you have a more equal distance in the gaps.

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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#17 » by scrabbarista » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:38 am

Easily Pierce if we're talking impact, which we are. Stylistically, easily Jordan.

The gap between 1 and 20 on the all-time list is much bigger than the gap between 20 and 50.
This is reflected in my formula score:

Jordan (1st): 3,731.8 points
Wade (15th): 571.3 points
Pierce (55th): 153.3 points


EDIT: My bad. I voted career-wise. (Sorry, I just woke up.) Peak, I would've probably voted Jordan. I see it says prime, though, in which case Pierce is still my vote.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#18 » by goodboy » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:39 am

To Jordan, wtf pierce lol
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#19 » by ShotCreator » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:54 am

Definitely Pierce. One of the most underrated players and defenders ever.
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Re: D Wade Closer to Michael Jordan or Paul Pierce 

Post#20 » by DaT WaVeY RiCaN » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:54 am

Wade is a top 5 sg ever

Pp aint a top 5 sf

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