Canadians are upset with Dwyane Wade for taking shots during Canadian national anthem
The Toronto Raptors beat Miami on the road Saturday night to take a 2-1 series lead with a 95-91 win. Heat star Dwyane Wade dropped 38 on Toronto – but the three-time champion is under fire after cameras showed him taking a few extra shots while a singer was at midcourt performing the Canadian national anthem.
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Not a fan of anthems before games but will say if a Canadian did what Wade did yesterday for the other anthem, there'd be huge outrage.
— Ryan Wolstat (@WolstatSun) May 8, 2016
That was pretty disrespectful stuff from Dwayne Wade. Taking warm up shots during the Canadian Anthem? pic.twitter.com/EittokQ6F9
— Peter Roumeliotis (@PeteyBeats) May 8, 2016
Dwayne Wade, a revered elder statesman in the NBA, can't cool off for a minute and stand for the Canadian anthem? Bush league.
— NormanJamesCTV (@NormanJamesCTV) May 8, 2016
I have NO respect for anyone disrespecting the national anthem. I lost respect for Wade. Then again never had any for him.
— Gareth Campbell (@gareth1campbell) May 8, 2016
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was famously suspended one game in 1996 for failing to "stand and line up in a dignified posture" during the national anthem