Kevin Durant was victorious in his first game against the Oklahoma City Thunder since joining the Golden State Warriors. Luke Walton was victorious in his first game against the Warriors as L.A. Lakers coach. Derrick Rose was successful in his first game against the Chicago Bulls as a New York Knick.
Last night, Dwyane Wade added his name to the list of players who have enjoyed success against a former long-time employer.
Wade and the Chicago Bulls visited the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena last night and came away with an impressive 98-95 victory.
Wade received a fantastic reception when the arena announcer introduced him and the Heat support clearly hadn't forgotten the 13 tremendous years the shooting guard gave them.
The 34-year-old was behind three NBA titles coming to South Beach, but after general manager Pat Riley made him an extremely low offer this past summer, Wade opted to return to his hometown franchise in free agency.
However, it didn't take long for the Miami fans to forget their affection for Wade.
The Bulls No.3 went to the line to shoot two free throws late in the game - which would ultimately help the Bulls secure the W - and he was roundly booed.
Everything was nice until Wade was putting his old team to the sword.