Dwyane Wade's Miami Pseudonym: SpongeBob SquarePants

What do you call a 6' 4" basketball star who's been eliminated from the playoffs, lost a long shot  MVP bid, and is in the middle of a nasty divorce?

Try SpongeBob SquarePants.

The Heat's own Dwyane Wade, clad in an ivory sweatsuit, used that pseudonym Tuesday (as if you could miss him???!!!) while ordering at the Daily Creative Food Co. on

Biscayne Boulevard in Miami. A clerk later called the name out over a microphone so Wade could pick up his sandwich.

Wade uses the name regularly there, according to an anonymous tipster we spoke with. The source couldn't say exactly what he ate Tuesday, but usually he goes for "something huge and outrageous, like a

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich with chicken on top." The source estimates he consumes 3,000 calories a day.

Though he owns a $4 million home in Pinecrest, rumor is that he's staying near to the deli since his separation from wife Siovaughn.

So if you hear ole SpongeBob's name called over the microphone next time you eat out, beware! D-Wade may be waiting in the wings.

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