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Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade
PositionShooting guard / Point guard
Height Ft6
Height In4
Weight Lb220
High SchoolHarold L. Richards High School
Birth DateJanuary 17, 1982(age 35)
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, United States
CollegeMarquette (2001-2003)
TeamMiami Heat
Draft Round1
Draft Pick5
Draft Year2003
Draft TeamMiami Heat
Career Start2003
Team1Miami Heat|years1=  present
Highlights * NBA Champion (2006) * NBA Finals MVP (2006) * 7× NBA All-Star (2005 2011) * NBA Scoring Champion ( ) * 2× All-NBA First Team (   ) * 3× All-NBA Second Team (   ,  ) * All-NBA Third Team ( ) * 3× All-Defensive Second Team ( ,    ) * NBA All-Rookie First Team ( ) * NBA All-Star Game MVP (2010) * 2× Skills Challenge Champion (   )

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Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. (born January 17, 1982) nicknamed Flash or D-Wade, is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat. Awarded 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 mid-point of the 2006 07 season.

After entering the league as the fifth pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, Wade was named to the All-Rookie team and the All-Star team the following seven seasons. In his third season, Wade helped lead the Miami Heat to their first NBA Championship in franchise history. He was named the 2006 NBA Finals MVP as he helped lead the Heat to a 4 2 series win over the Dallas Mavericks. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Wade led the United States Men's Basketball team, commonly known as the "Redeem Team", in scoring, as they captured gold medal honors in Beijing, China. In the 2008 09 season, Wade led the league in scoring and earned his first NBA scoring title.

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