Rodney McGruder

Dwyane Wade offering real-time lesson in championship basketball

Dwyane Wade offering real-time lesson in championship basketball

The last time James Johnson was on a playoff court with Dwyane Wade before this opening-round series against the Philadelphia 76ers was in the 2016 Eastern Conference semifinals. The aura, even as an opponent with the Toronto Raptors in their seven-game victory, was undeniable.

But now, as a Miami Heat teammate, Johnson has an entirely different perspective. And even greater awe.

"Coach Spo always mentions the vision of being a champion before you're a champion," Johnson said of one of Erik Spoelstra's talking points. "But with Dwyane Wade on our team now, I don't have to envision it -- I get to see it."

Johnson saw it to the tune of 28 points in...

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