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 midpoint of the 2006–07 season.[http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2727029 Bryant passes Wade for top-selling jersey at NBA stores], espn.com, January 10, 2007, accessed May 14, 2007.
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 eight 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. He was part of Miami's second championship win in the 2012 NBA Finals, when Miami defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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Recent Events With Dwyane WadeD. Wade's "Chicago Has Talent" Presented by Dwyane Wade and the Wade World Foundation - August 25, 2012
Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award Honoring Iman and Missoni
4th Annual Apollo Jets W3 Bowling Classic Presented by D. Wade and the Wade World Foundation - August 25, 2011
2011 Welcome to Chicago Kick Off Party with Estelle Presented by D. Wade and the Wade World Foundation - August 25, 2011
T-Mobile Magenta Carpet At The 2011 NBA All-Star Game
2010 Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge - Closing Day - Arrivals
Dwyane Wade's Chicago Has Talent Showcase - August 21, 2010
A Celebration in Honor of Wade's World Foundation - September 10, 2009
2009 SpikeTV's Guy's Choice Awards - Arrivals
2008 Olympic Games - Day 18 - Basketball - Spain vs. USA (107-118)