Basketball Wiki

Dwyane Wade

3,949pages on
this wiki
Dwyane Wade
Dwayne Wade
Wade with the Heat.
No. 3 Miami Heat
Position Shooting guard
Personal information
Born January 17, 1982 (1982-01-17) (age 33)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality: American
Listed height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Career information
NBA Draft 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th
selected by the Miami Heat
2003-present (12 years)
Career history
2000-2003 Marquette Golden Eagles
2003-present Miami Heat
Career highlights and awards
  • 3× NBA champion (2006, 2012, 2013)
  • NBA Finals MVP (2006)
  • 8× NBA All-Star (2005–2012)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP (2010)
  • NBA scoring champion (2009)
  • 2× All-NBA First Team (2009–2010)
  • 3× All-NBA Second Team (2005–2006, 2011)
  • 2× All-NBA Third Team (2007, 2012)
  • 3× All-Defensive Second Team (2005, 2009–2010)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2004)
  • 2× Skills Challenge champion (2006–2007)
  • Sportsman of the Year - Sports Illustrated (2006)
  • Miami Heat all-time leading scorer

Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr. is an American Shooting Guard who plays for the Miami Heat of the NBA. Wade is the 2006 NBA Finals MVP, and 3 time All-Star. He has over 6,200 career points and averages 28 points per game this season. Wade was selected 5th overall in 2003 NBA Draft by the Heat.

Early Life Edit

Wade was born in South side Chicago. His parents divorced and he went to live with his father in Robbins, Illinois, growing up he idolized Michael Jordan. He attended H.L Richards High School. Wade joined the basketball not playing much his Sophomore year but that changed his Junior year, he averaged 20 points and 7 rebounds. His Senior year he averaged 28 points and 11 rebounds. His team advanced the Class A Sectional. He set the school record for points (676) and rebounds (106) in a season.

College Edit

Wade attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. When he first started his Sophomore year, the 2001-02 season, he led the team with 17 points 3 assist. Marquette finished 26-7 and a best since 1993, the 2002-02 season he led with 21 points leading his team to the win the conference USA championship, the first final four appearance since 1977. The 2003-04 season he during a game against Kentucky, scored a triple double with 29 points and 11 assists. He led the Wildcats 83-69, earning them a spot in the final four, Marquette finished 6th. Due to his performance, Wade was eligible for the 2003 NBA Draft his junior year.

NBA Career Edit


He was drafted by the Heat 5th overall in 2003 NBA Draft. He emerged solid, scoring 19 points 46% shooting, as the Heat reached the Playoffs but not make the finals. Wade faced other rookies such as LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. He was selected Rookie All-Team but finished 2nd to James for Rookie of the Year.


2004-05 NBA Season Shaquille O'Neal joined the team. Wade averaged 24 points an shot 47%. He quickly emerged as a rising star being elected in the 2004 NBA All-Star Game were he scored 14 points as the East won. In the 2005 NBA Playoffs he scored 26 points and 5 assists shooting 50% despite having the flu. He also suffered a strained rib muscle missing game 6 and 7, as they lost to the Pistons.


The 2005-06 NBA Season he finished the season 27 points and 6 assists even scoring a career high 43 points in Game 3. The Heat made the 2006 NBA Finals were he scored 28 points. In Game 5, he was injured and returned at the half scoring 15 points to help the Heat win and put up 14 points scoring a double-double to help them win the championship.


In the 2006-07 NBA Season he has scored under 27 points. During a Game on March 5,2007 he suffered a shoulder injury. On April 8,2007 he returned only scoring under 20 points a game.

Off Court Edit

Wade was married to his high school sweetheart Siohvaughn and has a son Ziare. He has appeared in multiple commercials for Converse, Gatorade and T-mobile with legend Charles Barkley. He made appearances on Peoples, GQ, and Sports Illustrated magazines. Wade became engaged to actress Gabrielle Union in December 2013.


Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki