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Dwyane Wade

Basketball Player
Born Jan 17, 1982

Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr., nicknamed Flash or D-Wade, is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat. Named the 2006 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated, Wade has established himself as one of the most well-known and popular players in the league. He had the top selling jersey in the NBA for nearly two years, as he led the NBA in jersey sales from the 2005 NBA Playoffs, until the midpoint of the 2006–07 season.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dwyane Wade.


1982 Birth Born on January 17, 1982.


2001 19 Years Old During most of Dwyane Wade's time at Marquette, Dwyane Wade's mother, Jolinda Wade, was either eluding the law or serving time in jail for selling crack cocaine. On October 14, 2001, Dwyane Wade's mother declared that she would change her life and get clean while attending a service at a Chicago church. … Read More


On January 2, 2002, JoLinda Wade went back to prison to serve her 14-month sentence. … Read More
Wade's performance during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2003 NCAA Tournament was highly publicized by the national press. … Read More
2004 22 Years Old Wade did earn unanimous selection to the 2004 NBA All-Rookie Team, and also finished third in rookie of the year voting (behind James and Anthony). … Read More
The league's coaches selected Wade to be a reserve in the 2005 All-Star Game. … Read More
Against the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 2006 NBA Playoffs, Wade shook off a few injuries that scared Heat fans, including a severely bruised hip in Game 5. … Read More
Despite Wade's play, the Heat struggled early in the season with injuries and were 20–25 on February 1, 2007. … Read More
2008 - 2009 4 More Events
On January 21, Wade was selected to play for the East in the 2010 NBA All-Star Game, which was his sixth overall All-Star appearance. … Read More


After LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined the Heat, Wade was part of Miami's second championship win in the 2012 NBA Finals, when Miami defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder.
He won his third NBA championship in 2013, when the Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs in the 2013 NBA Finals. … Read More
2014 32 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 28, 2014, Wade and teammates James and Bosh all opted-out of their contracts in order to cut costs with the intention of all re-signing. … Read More
2015 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 29, 2015, Wade opted out of his contract with the Heat to become a free agent.
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