hen LeBron James first announced that he was taking his talents to South Beach, he instantly became the most reviled figure in the NBA.

Less than two years later, he isn't even the most hated person on his team.

That title now belongs to Dwyane Wade—a man who has firmly entrenched himself as the league's most notorious villain seemingly overnight. Wade's on-court persona this season is a marked departure from the cordial, engaging figure that we often see away from the arena.

Initially, it seemed as though the vitriol directed at Wade was merely collateral damage related to "The Decision." But after a number of incidents over the past several months, it's clear that the Miami Heat superstar is now public enemy No. 1 in the Association.

It's difficult to pinpoint exactly when the narrative changed on Wade.