Dwyane Wade's New Nickname Is WOW, and LeBron James Thinks It's "Corny"

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It's no longer "Flash," "D-Wade," or "MV3." If you're going to address Dwyane Wade informally, now you have to do so by his new self-appointed nickname: WOW. Yes, WOW, as in Way of Wade.

Don't feel blasphemous if you think it's a little odd, because even LeBron James thinks it's corny.

In fact, Wade hadn't announced the new nickname until James called him out on it.

"It's 'WOW,' Way of Wade," James told reporters, according to the Palm Beach Post. "I think it's corny."

"I think it's global," Wade retorted.

The WOW moniker is part of the marketing campaign for Wade's new line of shoes with Chinese company Li-Ning.

Well, it's certainly easier to spell than Dwyane, but come on, dude, you can't just give yourself a new nickname. This isn't pro wrestling. What was wrong with Flash anyway?

We predict this will go over about as well as when that kid in middle school wanted everyone to call him Big Poppa Pimp or when your dad wanted you to call him D. Boss.

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drakemallard topcommenter

And today in sports, a black man somewhere ran with a ball and jumped with a ball and threw a ball and people got really excited as if they hadn't seen it a million times before... ...Next, we'll pretend like we can predict the weather...

Sam Heywood
Sam Heywood

Wade is a douche. Haven't we known this for years now? Keep ballin though, WOW or whatever you'd like to be called until you retire and become irrelevant.

Lo Ren Lewis
Lo Ren Lewis

He is from Akron ohio ...what does he know about whats hip

Burbank Okuda
Burbank Okuda

How about D ASS for picking this stupid monicker.

Matt Hirschenbein
Matt Hirschenbein

^^^ I am with Tony & Gabriel (above) and LeBron... Not only is the act of giving yourself a nickname douchey, but the nickname itself is HORRIBLE.

Tony Castaneira
Tony Castaneira

There is nothing that proves to the world that you are a Class A Douche more than by giving yourself a Nick-Name.

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