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Dwyane Wade battling custody issues during NBA finals

Jun 19, 2012, 6:08 PM EDT

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Dwyane Wade’s life is like yours in this way — things only go really wrong at the worst possible time.

Wade is battling custody issues with his ex-wife — they went through a nasty divorce a couple years ago — and that ended up with Wade’s attorney in court Tuesday, hours before the start of the NBA finals Game 4, reports the Associated Press.

Dwyane Wade has asked a Chicago judge to suspend his ex-wife’s right to visitation with their two children after a weekend incident that delayed the boys’ return to his custody and led to her arrest…

Wade told The Associated Press that his sons have been with him in Miami since about 6 a.m. Sunday – “That’s what mattered most to me, getting them here to be with me on Father’s Day,” he said – and that the incident has not adversely affected his play in the championship series.

Siohvaughn Funches-Wade was charged with two counts of attempted child abduction, two counts of unlawful visitation interference and one count of resisting arrest, Cook County Sheriff’s spokesman Frank Bilecki told The AP on Tuesday. Another woman at the home at the time, Nadgee Alarcon, was charged with one count of resisting arrest, Bilecki said. All the charges are misdemeanors.

Custody issues were a big part of the drawn out, bitter divorce between Wade and his ex-wife back in 2010. Wade won primary custody of the children. Wade has a book coming out this fall about fatherhood and his custody battle.

  1. gmen4life33 - Jun 19, 2012 at 6:39 PM

    Can anyone explain the new nerd-style glasses basketball players wear, despite not needing glasses? Anyone?

  2. allmyteamsareterrible - Jun 19, 2012 at 7:41 PM

    One thing is for sure, Wade was barrel scraping with his first wife. Get that weak stuff out of here.

  3. someidiotfromouthereintheprojects - Jun 19, 2012 at 8:24 PM

    his ex wife is an absolute nut-job. women have to be consistently god-awful parents to completely lose custody. it’s pretty rare. i give her an F

  4. ahmiller21 - Jun 19, 2012 at 8:38 PM

    Attempted abduction is only a misdemeanor????

  5. Mr. Wright 212 - Jun 19, 2012 at 9:13 PM

    Great job painting himself as this upstanding citizen. He’s a douche on and off the court. All the rampant cheating and public posturing by Wade drove her nuts. She was ugly as hell at Marquette and did all she could with the makeovers, but she was no match for those ultra fine Miami chicks.

    • 6thsense79 - Jun 19, 2012 at 9:37 PM

      I really don’t know how Siovaughn looks like but since you mentioned she was “ugly as hell” I googled her and there is really nothing wrong with how she looks. Not sure how fat asses get the nerve to sit and call folks ugly on a blog but to each his own.

      Not sure but you do realize that a fairly large percentage of NBA ballers cheat on their significant others right? And I don’t see or read of nearly any of the craziness Siovaughn has displayed.

  6. badintent - Jun 20, 2012 at 1:16 AM

    Miami chicks are all gold diggers and full of plastic to match their personalities !! I’ll take the European models in the winter at South Beach any day over those Cubano and Yenta hoes.

    • cuban109 - Jun 20, 2012 at 9:13 AM

      You sound like you were burned by those “Cubano and Yenta” women. Its ok, if you cant handle them then just stick to your Euro models without bashing other nationalities like a scorned ex-boyfriend. South Beach is full of hot women from all over the world, but it is best known for all the exotic hot women it has than the 3-4 good looking Euro Models who visit for weeks at a time.

  7. florida727 - Jun 20, 2012 at 7:42 AM

    A friend of mine is a family law attorney, and I have to agree with what #someidiot posted. You have to be seriously unfit to have your biological kids granted primary custody to your ex-husband. I feel most sorry for the kids though. Sounds glamorous bouncing back and forth between Chicago and South Beach, especially having a “famous” dad. It’s not. The psychological damage has to be harmful.

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