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Dwyane Wade prods LeBron

Updated: February 1, 2013, 6:32 PM ET
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- In his new role of captain of the Eastern Conference for All-Star Saturday, Dwyane Wade is applying some peer pressure to Miami Heat teammate LeBron James to take part.

Wade, who has input on whom the NBA selects to take part in the popular events, tried to get James to re-consider his long-standing policy of saying no to the slam dunk contest, which will take place Feb. 16.

"I tried to convince LeBron," Wade said Friday before the ...

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