|Height||6 ft 4 in (1. The Shooting guard ( SG) also known as the two or off guard, is one of five traditional positions on a Basketball team A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Inches redirects here To see the Les Savy Fav album see Inches. 93 m)|
|Weight||216 lb (98 kg)|
|Born||January 17, 1982 |
|High school||Harold L. Richards|
|Draft||5th overall, 2003|
|Awards||NBA Finals MVP (2006)|
Sportsman of the Year (2006)
4-time NBA All-Star
Playstation Skills Challenge Champion (2006, 2007)
Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass The Miami Heat (often referred to simply as the Heat, including in some official team publications with HEAT in all capital letters are a professional Basketball Events 38 BC - Octavian marries Livia Drusilla. 1287 - King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Harold L Richards High School is a Public high school located in Oak Lawn Illinois. Marquette University is a private coeducational Jesuit, Roman Catholic University located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The National Basketball Association Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA award given since the 1969 NBA Finals. Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the " (born January 17, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Events 38 BC - Octavian marries Livia Drusilla. 1287 - King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m The Miami Heat (often referred to simply as the Heat, including in some official team publications with HEAT in all capital letters are a professional Basketball His nicknames include "Flash" and "D-Wade". Wade was named 2006 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated. Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the " Sports Illustrated is an American Sports Magazine owned by media conglomerate Time Warner. Despite the unorthodox spelling, Wade's first name is pronounced as Dwayne; often in print media, it is misspelled as such. Spelling is the Writing of a Word or words with the necessary letters and Diacritics present in an accepted standard order Wade has established himself as one of the more 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 mid-point of the 2006-07 NBA season. The 2005 NBA Playoffs were the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2004-05 season. The 2006–07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association.
After entering the league with little fanfare as the fifth pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, Wade has become one of the more accomplished young players in the NBA today. The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Having made the All-Rookie team in his first season and the All-Star team the following four seasons, Wade led the Miami Heat to their first NBA Championship in franchise history in his third pro campaign. He was named the 2006 NBA Finals MVP as he led the Heat to a 4–2 series win over the Dallas Mavericks. The National Basketball Association Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA award given since the 1969 NBA Finals. The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are the professional Basketball team of the National Basketball Association based in Dallas Texas
Dwyane Wade was born in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois to Dwyane Sr. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. and Jolinda Wade. He cites one of his older sisters, Tragil, as the individual most responsible for his childhood upbringing and for steering him in the proper direction.  His parents divorced and he lived with his father and stepmother in Robbins, Illinois during his childhood. Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the termination of a Marriage. Robbins is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States.  As a child growing up in the Chicago area Wade idolized former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan, and has said he patterns his game after him. The Chicago Bulls are an American professional Basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois, playing in the Central Division of the Eastern Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17 1963 is a retired American professional Basketball player and active businessman
Wade attended Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn. Harold L Richards High School is a Public high school located in Oak Lawn Illinois. Oak Lawn is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States.  He did not see a lot of playing time his sophomore year as his stepbrother, Demetris McDaniel, was the star of the team. The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation Verb "studēre"  Wade grew four inches in the summer before his junior year and proceeded to average 20. The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation Verb "studēre" 7 points and 7. Points in Basketball are used to keep track of the score in a game 6 rebounds per game. A rebound in Basketball is the act of successfully gaining possession of the basketball after a missed field goal or Free throw.  Wade then averaged 27. 0 points and 11. 0 rebounds his senior year, and led his team to a 24–5 record.  They advanced to the title game of the Class AA Eisenhower Sectional, during the season he set school records for points (676) and steals (106) in a season. 
Wade was recruited by only three schools (Marquette University, Illinois State, and DePaul University) as a result of academic problems. In College athletics, recruiting is the term used for the process whereby college coaches add new players to their Roster of student-athletes each off-season Marquette University is a private coeducational Jesuit, Roman Catholic University located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. The Illinois State Redbirds are the athletic teams that represent Illinois State University in Normal Illinois. DePaul University is a private institution of Higher education and Research in Chicago, Illinois, U 
Wade played college basketball for Marquette University in Milwaukee. Marquette University is a private coeducational Jesuit, Roman Catholic University located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. In Wade's freshman year at Marquette he did not play because of academic problems.  When Wade became eligible his sophomore year (2001–2002) he led the Golden Eagles in scoring with 17. 8 ppg, and also contributed averages of 6. Points per game, often abbreviated PPG, is the Average number of points scored by a player per game played in a sport over the course of a series of games a whole 6 rebounds per game and 3. 4 assists per game. In Basketball, an assist is attributed to a player who passes the ball to a teammate in a way that leads to a score by field goal, meaning that he or she was "assisting"  Marquette finished with a 26–7 record, the school's best record since the 1993–94 season.  In 2002–03, Wade led Marquette in scoring again with 21. 5 ppg, and Marquette won the school's first and only Conference USA championship with a 27–6 record. Points per game, often abbreviated PPG, is the Average number of points scored by a player per game played in a sport over the course of a series of games a whole Wade then led the Golden Eagles to the Final Four, the school's first appearance in the Final Four since winning the 1977 national championship. The NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship is a single elimination Tournament held each spring featuring 65 College basketball teams in the After the season Wade was named to the Associated Press All-America Team, becoming the first Marquette player since 1978 to do so. 
One of Wade's more memorable collegiate moments came in the 2003 Midwest Regional Final in the NCAA Tournament in Minneapolis. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Against heavily favored, top-ranked and top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats, Wade recorded a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists. The University of Kentucky, also known as UK, is a public, Co-educational, University, and is also the state's land-grant university located A triple-double is a Basketball term defined as an individual performance in a game in which a player accumulates double-digit totals (i  His triple double was just the third ever in NCAA Tournament history.  Wade's accomplishment helped lead Marquette over the Wildcats 83–69 and into the Final Four. Marquette finished the season ranked #6 in the AP poll, the school's highest ranking since the 1976–77 season. Wade's strong play in the tournament caused his draft stock to increase significantly. The NBA Draft is an annual North American event in which the National Basketball Association 's (NBA thirty teams (29 in the United States and one in  As a result, he elected to enter the 2003 NBA draft and forgo his senior year at Marquette.
On February 3, 2007, nearly three and a half years after his final collegiate game, Marquette retired Wade's jersey at halftime of their game against Providence. Events 1112 - Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry uniting the fortunes of those two states Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. This page refers to a college in Rhode Island. For the college in Manitoba, see Providence College and Theological Seminary. Although Marquette requires student-athletes to graduate prior to receiving jersey retirement honors, the University has made special exception for Wade based on his accomplishments since leaving Marquette. 
Selected 5th overall in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat, Wade quickly emerged as a solid player on a relatively young Miami Heat team and averaged 16. The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The Miami Heat (often referred to simply as the Heat, including in some official team publications with HEAT in all capital letters are a professional Basketball 2 points on 46. 5% shooting to go along with averages of 4. Field goal percentage in Basketball is the ratio of field goals made to field goals attempted. 0 rebounds, and 4. 5 assists per game in his rookie season.  After a slow 5–15 start, the Heat would gradually improve to finish 42–40 and make the playoffs. The 2004 NBA Playoffs were the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2003-04 season.  He further distinguished himself with outstanding performances in the playoffs, particularly against the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Semi-finals. The Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association is made up of fifteen teams and organized in three divisions of five teams each In the end, however, Wade's successful rookie season was somewhat overshadowed by the hype surrounding fellow rookies Carmelo Anthony and, in particular, LeBron James. Carmelo Kiyan Anthony (born May 29 1984 is an American professional Basketball player for the Denver Nuggets, of the National Basketball Association LeBron Raymone James (born December 30 1984 in Akron Ohio) is an American professional Basketball player who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of 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). The NBA All-Rookie Team is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA honor given since the 1962–63 NBA season to the top Rookies during the regular  He was ranked in the top five among rookies in several major statistical categories, including second in field goal percentage, second in steals, third in scoring, fourth in assists, and fourth in minutes played.  In the playoffs Wade hit a game winning shot in Game 1 of the Heat's first round series against the New Orleans Hornets. The 2004 NBA Playoffs were the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2003-04 season. The New Orleans Hornets are a professional Basketball team based in New Orleans Louisiana, United States. The Heat won the series 4–3 and advanced to the second round to face the top-seeded and best record team in the NBA Indiana Pacers in a very entertaining series that almost pushed the 61 win Pacers to the edge, though Miami would eventually lose the series in six games. He became the fourth rookie since the shot clock era began to lead his team in scoring and assist average in the postseason. 
Before the 2004–05 season Shaquille O'Neal was traded from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Heat. The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional Basketball team based in Milwaukee Wisconsin. The 2004–05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6 1972 frequently referred to simply as " Shaq " is an African American Professional basketball The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA team based in Los Angeles, California. Compared to the previous year, the Heat under Wade and O'Neal improved by 17 games, from a 42–40 record in the 2003–04 season, to an Eastern Conference-best 59–23 record in 2004–05. The 2003–04 NBA season was the 58th season of the National Basketball Association.  He was selected as a reserve by the coaches around the league in the 2005 All-Star Game. He scored 14 points in 24 minutes of play.
In the first round of the 2005 NBA Playoffs, Wade averaged 26. The 2005 NBA Playoffs were the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2004-05 season. 3 points, 8. 8 assists, and 6. 0 rebounds at 50% field-goal shooting, as the Heat swept the New Jersey Nets. The New Jersey Nets are a professional Basketball team in the National Basketball Association that plays in the Eastern Conference 's Atlantic  Wade performed extremely well in the second round as well by averaging 31 points, 7 rebounds, and 8 assists, as the Heat swept the Washington Wizards.  The Heat would go on to lose against the defending champion Detroit Pistons in 7 games during the Eastern Conference Finals. The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area Wade scored 42 and 36 points in Games 2 and 3 respectively, despite playing with sinusitis, the flu,and a knee strain. He also suffered a strained rib muscle in Game 5 of the Conference Finals that kept him out of Game 6, and limited him in Game 7. The Heat lost the series 4–3 after giving up a 3–2 lead, and a lead in the final three minutes of Game 7.
In the 2005–06 season, Wade was elected to his second All-Star Game. The 2005–06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. The National Basketball Association staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. In the 2006 NBA All-Star Game, Wade made the game winning put-back off of the Philadelphia 76ers' Allen Iverson's missed shot, to lead the East to a 122–120 victory over the West. The 2006 NBA All-Star Game was played on Sunday February 19, 2006 at the Toyota Center in Houston Texas, home of the Houston Rockets The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short are a professional Basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Allen Ezail Iverson (born June 7 1975 in Hampton, Virginia) is an American professional Basketball player for the Denver Nuggets He scored 20 points on 9/11 field goals in 30 minutes of play.  He finished the 2005–06 regular season averaging 27. 2 points, 6. 7 assists, 5. 7 rebounds, and 1. 95 steals per game. In Basketball, a steal occurs when a defensive player legally gains control of the ball from an offensive player 
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. The Chicago Bulls are an American professional Basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois, playing in the Central Division of the Eastern The 2006 NBA Playoffs was the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2005-06 season.  Returning late in the half, Wade resurrected his team by scoring 15 of his 28 points while suffering from intense pain, leading the Heat to the much-needed 3–2 series lead. After this, Wade successfully led his team to the 2006 NBA Finals, despite suffering from flu-like symptoms in game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Detroit Pistons. The 2006 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2005-06 National Basketball Association season.  He put up a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists in that game, including an 8-point flurry to close out the third period that put the game out of reach. "Double-Double" is also In-N-Out Burger 's name for its double Cheeseburgers "Double-Double" is also a colloquial term in 
In his first trip to the NBA Finals, in which Miami faced off against the Dallas Mavericks, Wade had some especially memorable moments. The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are the professional Basketball team of the National Basketball Association based in Dallas Texas His performance in games three, four, and five, in which he scored 42, 36, and 43 points, respectively, helped bring the Heat back from a 0–2 deficit to lead the series at 3 games to 2. Wade's Game 3 performance was especially memorable; Wade finished with 42 points (tying his career playoff high) and 13 rebounds (career high).  15 of his 42 points came in the fourth quarter, in which the Heat erased a 13 point deficit over the final 6:34 with a 22–7 run which included a go-ahead jumper by NBA veteran Gary Payton that sealed the win. Gary Dwayne Payton (born July 23 1968 is an American professional Basketball player formerly in the National Basketball Association (NBA  The Heat went on to win Game 6, taking the series 4–2, and Wade was presented with the Finals MVP trophy. The National Basketball Association Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA award given since the 1969 NBA Finals. He became the fifth youngest player in NBA history to capture NBA Finals MVP honors and recorded the third highest scoring average by a player in his first NBA Finals with 34. 7 points per game. 
In the 2006–07 season, Wade missed a total of 31 games due to injury. The 2006–07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. He was elected to his third straight All-Star Game and received All-NBA honors. The All-NBA Team is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA honor bestowed on the best players in the league following every NBA season He became the first guard to earn All-NBA honors after missing at least 31 games in a season since Pete Maravich of the New Orleans Jazz earned Second Team honors during the 1977–78 season. Peter Press Maravich (June 22 1947 &ndash January 5 1988 was an American Basketball player known for his dazzling ballhandling, incredible shooting The Utah Jazz is a professional Basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 1977–78 NBA season was the 32nd season of the National Basketball Association.  Despite Wade's play, the Heat struggled early in the season with injuries and were 20–25 on February 1, 2007. Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.  But with Shaquille O'Neal healthy and Pat Riley returning to the bench after undergoing hip and knee surgeries, the Heat seemed poised to surge into the second half of the season. Patrick James Riley (born March 20 1945 is a former American National Basketball Association head coach and current team president of the Miami Heat.  However, during a game against the Houston Rockets on February 21, 2007, while attempting to steal the ball from Shane Battier, Wade dislocated his left shoulder and was assisted off the court in a wheelchair. The Houston Rockets are an American professional Basketball team based in Houston Texas. Events 362 - Athanasius returns to Alexandria. 1245 - Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Shane Courtney Battier (born September 9 1978 in Birmingham, Michigan) is an American professional Basketball player  After the injury he was left with the decision to either rehabilitate the shoulder or undergo season-ending surgery.  Wade later announced that he would put off the surgery and rehabilitate his shoulder with the intention of rejoining the team in time for the playoffs.  After missing 23 games to recover from the injury, Wade returned to the active roster in a game against the Charlotte Bobcats. The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional Basketball team based in Charlotte North Carolina. Sporting a black sleeve to help protect his dislocated left shoulder, Wade played 27 minutes and recorded 12 points and 8 assists, in a 111–103 overtime loss.  For the season, Wade averaged 27. 4 points, 7. 5 assists, 4. 7 rebounds, and 2. 1 steals per game. 
In the playoffs, Wade averaged 23. The 2007 NBA Playoffs was the postseason to the National Basketball Association 's 2006-2007 season. 5 points, 6. 3 assists, and 4. 8 rebounds per game, as the Heat were swept in the first round by the Chicago Bulls.  Following the playoffs, Wade underwent a pair of successful surgeries to repair his dislocated left shoulder and left knee. The knee ailment, commonly called "jumper's knee," prevented Wade from joining USA Basketball in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament over the summer. Patellar tendinitis ( patellar tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee) is a relatively common cause of pain in the inferior Patellar region in athletes The United States men's national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's Basketball. The FIBA Americas Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the American Basketball championships 
After missing the Tournament of Americas Olympic Qualifiers over the summer, Miami's eight pre-season games and first seven regular season games to recover from off-season left knee and left shoulder surgeries, Wade made his first appearance of the 2007-08 season on November 14, 2007. The FIBA Americas Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the American Basketball championships The 2007–08 NBA season was the 62nd season of the National Basketball Association. Events 1533 - Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.  Battling pain in his left knee throughout the season, Wade was elected to his fourth consecutive All-Star Game appearance.  However, with the Heat holding the worst record in the NBA and Wade still experiencing problems in his left knee, Heat coach Pat Riley announced Wade would miss the final 21 games of the season to undergo OssaTron treatment on his left knee. The OssaTron is a high energy Shockwave system that provides a non-surgical alternative for patients diagnosed with chronic proximal plantar fasciopathy (severe heel pain usually  Wade averaged 24. 6 points, 6. 9 assists, 4. 2 rebounds, and 1. 71 steals per game for the season. 
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Wade played on the bronze medal-winning 2004 US Olympics team with fellow NBA All-Stars Tim Duncan, LeBron James, and Carmelo Anthony. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Basketball has been played consistently at the Summer Olympic Games since 1936 with demonstration events in 1904 and 1924 The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, was an International Multi-sport event which was celebrated Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the indoor arena in the Helliniko Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece for the preliminary The 2006 FIBA World Championship was an international Basketball competition hosted by Japan from August 19 to September 3, 2006. The United States men's national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's Basketball. The United States (USA has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Olympic Games, except the 1980 Summer Olympics, which it boycotted WikipediaPersondata --> Timothy "Tim" Theodore Duncan (born April 25 1976 in Christiansted, St LeBron Raymone James (born December 30 1984 in Akron Ohio) is an American professional Basketball player who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of Carmelo Kiyan Anthony (born May 29 1984 is an American professional Basketball player for the Denver Nuggets, of the National Basketball Association The team competed in the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan, in which Wade averaged 19. The 2006 FIBA World Championship was an international Basketball competition hosted by Japan from August 19 to September 3, 2006. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. 3 points per game.  The team won a bronze medal, which disappointed many USA fans who had hoped for a return to the days of the original "Dream Team". 
Wade was named to the USA Men's Basketball National Team from 2006–2008. He was named co-captain of the 2006 team, along with James and Anthony.  In 2007, due to injury, Wade was unable to compete at the Tournament of Americas Olympic Qualifiers, where the United States compiled a 10–0 record and qualified for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. The FIBA Americas Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the American Basketball championships Talk People's Republic of China) PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARTICLE GUIDELINES  He is scheduled to compete at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Wade plays the shooting guard position, but is also capable of playing point guard. The Shooting guard ( SG) also known as the two or off guard, is one of five traditional positions on a Basketball team Point guard ( PG) also called the one or " the ball-handler " is one of the standard positions in a regulation Basketball game On offense, he has established himself as one of the quickest and most difficult players to guard in the NBA.  Wade is able to get to the free throw line seemingly at will; he ranked first in free-throw attempts per 48 minutes in 2004–05 and again in the 2006–07 season. Main article Basketball moves In Basketball, free throws or foul shots are unopposed attempts to score points from a restricted He has proven himself an unselfish player, averaging 6. 4 assists per game throughout his career. In Basketball, an assist is attributed to a player who passes the ball to a teammate in a way that leads to a score by field goal, meaning that he or she was "assisting"  After winning the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award in 2006, Wade developed a reputation as one of the premier clutch players in the NBA. The National Basketball Association Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA award given since the 1969 NBA Finals. In US- Sports terminology " clutch " means performing well under extreme pressure  David Thorpe, an athletic trainer who runs a training center for NBA players in the offseason, also cites Wade's developing post up game as one of his strengths. David Thorpe is the Executive Director of the Pro Training Center at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida. Basketball moves are generally individual actions used by players to pass by defenders to gain access to the basket or to get a clean pass to a teammate  "Watching Wade operate on the left block is literally like watching old footage of MJ (Michael Jordan)," comments Thorpe.  Thorpe goes on to say that Wade's best moves from the post are his turnaround jump shot, double pivot, and what Thorpe terms as a "freeze fake", a pump fake Wade uses to get his opponent to jump, so that he can then drive around him to the basket. Basketball moves are generally individual actions used by players to pass by defenders to gain access to the basket or to get a clean pass to a teammate Basketball moves are generally individual actions used by players to pass by defenders to gain access to the basket or to get a clean pass to a teammate Basketball moves are generally individual actions used by players to pass by defenders to gain access to the basket or to get a clean pass to a teammate  The main weakness cited in Wade's ability is his lack of three-point range; he has averaged . A three-point field goal (also known as three-pointer, three-point shot, trey, or simply three) is a field goal in a Basketball 251 on three-point field goal attempts for his career.  He is best known for his ability to convert difficult lay-ups, even after hard mid-air collisions with larger defenders. See also Basketball moves A layup in Basketball is a two point attempt made by leaping from below laying the ball up near the basket and using one hand to  As crowd pleasing as his high-flying style of basketball may be, some have expressed concerns over the dangers of playing in this manner, as Wade has already hurt his knees and wrists after mid-air collisions with larger players.
Wade is a devout Christian and chose the number 3 because it represents the Holy Trinity. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth SSC RF "Troitsk Institute of Innovative and Termonuclear Research" or TRINITY for shprt Троицкий Институт инновационных и термоядерных  He tithes 10% of his salary to a church in Chicago. A tithe (from Old English teogoþa "tenth" is a one-tenth part of something paid as a (usually voluntary contribution or as a Tax or levy  Wade is married to his high school sweetheart Siohvaughn Funches who was his first and only serious girlfriend. Wade and his wife also have two sons: Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade (February 4, 2002) and Zion Malachi Airamis Wade (May 29, 2007). Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.  The pair were able to maintain their relationship despite Funches, who is a year older than Wade, leaving to enroll at Eastern Illinois University during Wade's senior year of high school. Eastern Illinois University is a state University located in Charleston, Illinois.  In February 2002, the couple were married, and at the beginning of Wade's final year of college (Fall 2002), Funches transferred to Marquette. February 2002: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - Marquette University is a private coeducational Jesuit, Roman Catholic University located in Milwaukee Wisconsin.  In September 2007, it was rumored that Wade had split with Funches after five years of marriage. September 2007 is the ninth month of that year It began on a Saturday  On May 1, 2008, during an appearance on Inside the NBA, TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith asked Wade about his rumored involvement with Star Jones. Events 305 - Diocletian and Maximian retire from the office of Roman Emperor. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Inside the NBA is the four-time Emmy Award -winning postgame show for NBA on TNT broadcasts Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20 1963 is an American retired professional Basketball player For the American football player see Kenny Smith (American football. Star Jones (born March 24, 1962) is an American Lawyer and television personality, best known for her role as a co-host of the Wade responded, stating, "We're good friends. . . that's all, just friends. "
The Heat's 2005 NBA Playoff run and Wade's performances with Shaquille O'Neal hampered by injury, led to an explosion of media attention and rapid increase in Wade's popularity. The 2005 NBA Playoffs were the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2004-05 season. Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6 1972 frequently referred to simply as " Shaq " is an African American Professional basketball During those playoffs, Wade's jersey became the top selling jersey in the league and remained so for nearly two years.  After the Heat's success and Wade's memorable performances during the 2006 NBA Playoffs, Wade was further elevated into the public's eye and appeared on several talk shows, including Late Show with David Letterman and Live with Regis and Kelly. The 2006 NBA Playoffs was the postseason of the National Basketball Association 's 2005-06 season. The Late Show with David Letterman is an Emmy Award -winning American late-night Talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS Live with Regis and Kelly is a syndicated American television Talk show, hosted by Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. 
Wade has been featured in a number of magazine articles and publications. In 2005, he was featured on People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People, and in 2006 he was named the NBA's best dressed player by GQ Magazine. People (full name People Weekly) is a weekly American Magazine of Celebrity and human interest stories, published GQ (originally Gentlemen's Quarterly) is a monthly men's Magazine focusing upon Fashion, style and culture for men through articles  In 2007, Esquire named him to their 4th annual Best Dressed Men in the World list for the second straight year. Esquire is a Men's magazine by the Hearst Corporation with a strong literary tradition 
Wade has proven himself a popular endorser and has a number of endorsement deals with companies such as Gatorade, Lincoln, Staples, Sean John, T-Mobile, and Topps. Gatorade is a flavored non- carbonated Sports drink manufactured by the Quaker Oats Company, now a division of PepsiCo. Lincoln is an American Luxury car manufacturer operated under the Ford Motor Company. Sean John is a clothing and fragrance line founded by hip-hop mogul Sean John Combs, in 1998 T-Mobile is a Mobile network operator headquartered in Bonn, Germany. For the meat company see Topps Meat Company. The Topps Company Inc  He has his own line of shoes with Converse named "The Wade" and a series of Sidekick phones known as the D-Wade Edition with T-Mobile. The Danger Hiptop, also sold as the T-Mobile Sidekick, is a GPRS / EDGE Mobile phone with wireless Internet capabilities and all functionality  His nicknames include D-Wade and Flash, which was given to him by Shaquille O'Neal who would sing, "He's the greatest in the Universe," in reference to the Queen song of the same name from the 1980 film Flash Gordon. Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6 1972 frequently referred to simply as " Shaq " is an African American Professional basketball Queen were an English rock band formed in 1970 in London by guitarist " Flash " is a song by Queen. It was written by Brian May. Flash Gordon is a 1980 Science fiction film, based on the Eponymous Comic strip character Flash Gordon (Gordon Ferrao 
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|2004–05||Miami Heat||77||38. 6||1. 6||1. 1||5. 2||6. 8||24. 1||48||1||0||1||8th|
|2005–06||Miami Heat||75||38. 6||2. 0||0. 8||5. 7||6. 7||27. 2||44||4||0||2||6th|
|2006–07||Miami Heat||51||37. 9||2. 1||1. 2||4. 7||7. 5||27. 4||41||3||0||0||12th|
|2007–08||Miami Heat||51||38. 2||1. 7||0. 7||4. 2||6. 9||24. 6||48||2||0||0||N/A|
TD = Triple-doubles
MVP = MVP voting
Wade has established an impressive list of accomplishments including the following:
|NBA Finals Most Valuable Player|