The responses to worries over Dwyane Wade’s decline were loud after Wade went 20-of-25 over the last two games. Fans and media alike trumpeted Wade’s recent run of efficiency, with even LeBron James getting into the act and rebuking Charles Barkley on the matter.

The problem is, Chuck has a point. Even though Wade produced splendidly in these past two games, he’s done so via a typically inefficient strategy; D-Wade’s been hitting jumpers. This is a “process versus results” issue. Though the 80-percent shooting over these two games is a fine result, it comes via a process that will make Wade inefficient over the long haul.

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