Against a top-seeded Kentucky team, he delivered 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists, including a memorable breakaway dunk, as Marquette upset the Wildcats, 83–69, and advanced to the Final Four for the first time since 1977. Wade recorded six 30-point games and had six double-doubles in the month, including a season-high 14 assists. [114] Wade was named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as a special roster addition for the 2019 All-Star game, thus marking his 13th All-Star appearance. [50], After the All-Star break, Wade recorded 50 points on 56.6% shooting along with 5 rebounds and 5 assists during a blow-out loss to the Orlando Magic;[51] making him the fourth in NBA history to score at least 50 points in a game that his team lost by at least 20. CHICAGO -- A nephew of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was one of 13 men shot -- two fatally -- during a violent six-hour stretch in Chicago, another indication that violence is on the rise in the nation's third-largest city. [163][164] On December 24, 2008, Wade purchased a new home for a South Florida woman whose nephew accidentally burned down the family home. [20], In the first playoff game, Wade hit a running jumper with 1.3 seconds left in the final quarter to give the Heat an 81–79 victory over the New Orleans Hornets. The Heat won the series in six games, advancing to their fourth straight NBA Finals. [154] In 2007, Esquire named him to their 4th annual Best Dressed Men in the World list for the second straight year. A spelling mistake on his birth certificate listed his first name as "Dwyane", which his parents kept. After a successful college basketball career with the Marquette Golden Eagles, Wade was drafted fifth overall in the 2003 NBA draft by the Heat. Wade scored 14 points in Miami's overtime win in Game Six, followed by 23 points and 10 rebounds in Game Seven as the Heat clinched their second straight championship and Wade's third title.[83][84]. In the 2006–07 season, Wade missed 31 games due to injury; even so, he was elected to his third consecutive All-Star Game and received All-NBA honors. After playing for the Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wade was traded back to Miami in February 2018. [51] In the very next contest, Wade recorded a career-high 16 assists and added 31 points and 7 rebounds. ", "Jersey sales: Wade No. [103] At the funeral of Wade's long-time agent Henry Thomas in January, Wade mended relations with Riley. [55] The following game, Wade tied his career-high with 16 assists and added 35 points on 62% shooting, 6 rebounds, plus a steal and a block, as the Heat beat the Phoenix Suns 135–129. Wade, who led the team in scoring, tallied a game-high 27 points in 27 minutes on 75% field goal shooting and added 4 steals, 2 assists, and 2 rebounds. [11] He credited coach Jack Fitzgerald as a seminal and positive influence. [154][155] He tithes 10% of his salary to a church in Chicago. [91] Wade hit just seven 3-point shots during the 2015–16 regular season. [173], In 2019, Wade appeared as a guest judge on season 14 of America's Got Talent alongside wife Gabrielle Union. ", "Celtics boot Wade, Heat to set up showdown with Cavs. The Spurs took Game Five despite Wade's 25 points and 10 assists. • At about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, four people standing in a parking lot on Chicago's West Side were wounded when a gunman fired at them from a moving vehicle, police said. [150] After the Heat's success and Wade's memorable performances during the 2006 NBA playoffs, Wade appeared on several talk shows, including Late Show with David Letterman and Live with Regis and Kelly. ", "Magic cool down Heat despite Wade's career-high 50 points. [43] Despite battling pain in his injured knee throughout the season,[44] Wade was elected to his fourth consecutive All-Star Game appearance. During 30 minutes of play, he put up 20 points on 9-of-11 field goals. Wade visited his mother on occasion until his father moved the family to Robbins, Illinois, after which Wade would not see her for two years. [21] After a 5–15 start, the Heat gradually improved to finish 42–40 and qualify for the playoffs. ", "Wade scores 46, 15 coming in a 19–0 run in the fourth, as Heat sink Knicks. ", "Wade, Payton Rally Heat Past Mavericks in Game 3. [148][149] The Heat's 2005 NBA playoffs run and Wade's performances while O'Neal was hampered by injury, led to media attention and rapid increase in Wade's popularity. [33] He became the fifth-youngest player in NBA history to capture the Finals MVP award, and his 34.7 points were the Finals' third-highest among players in their first NBA Finals. Improving on their previous season's 42–40 record by 17 games, Miami went 59–23, leading the Eastern Conference. [68] Wade appeared in the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. [166] In addition, Wade donated furnishings, clothing and gifts to the family. [20], The Heat traded with the Los Angeles Lakers for center Shaquille O'Neal. Wade led Miami past the Detroit Pistons despite experiencing flu-like symptoms in Game Six. She served as a minister during her final prison sentence in 2002 and 2003. The Golden Eagles finished their season as No.6 in the AP Poll, Marquette's highest ranking since 1976–77. [8] His mother, Jolinda, strengthened her ties with Christianity in 2001 after years of drug abuse and dealing. Wade was selected as the NBA All-Star Game MVP in 2010. [106], In the off-season, Wade announced his intentions to retire after the 2018–19 season,[107][108][109] re-signing with the Heat on September 18. [130] He holds the NBA record for blocks for players listed 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and under, which he achieved in only 679 games, over 400 games less than the previous record-holder: Dennis Johnson (1,100). Wade dunking the ball during the 2004 Rookie Challenge game for the Rookies team. On April 3, in a 101–98 win over the Atlanta Hawks, Wade reached 5,000 assists in a Heat uniform, becoming the ninth player to score 20,000 points and collect 5,000 assists with one team, joining Karl Malone, Bryant, Jordan, James, Larry Bird, John Havlicek, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West. Before the start of the 2012–13 season, Wade underwent left knee surgery, missing the 2012 Summer Olympics. [4], When his parents divorced, JoLinda was given custody of the two children. [69] Wade was named the game's MVP with 28 points, 11 assists, 5 steals and 6 rebounds. [40] In the first round, down 0–3 against the Boston Celtics, Wade recorded a career playoff and franchise-record with 46 points; he outscored the entire Celtics team in the fourth quarter. [79] The Heat prevailed in seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games. [56] Wade became the only player in Heat history to have multiple games with 30-plus points and 15 or more assists. "Something I always focus on with my foundation when I go back to Chicago is to do what I can to stop the violence. "You never expect to a get a call like that," Wade said after the game. No. [112] On December 9, he scored 25 points in his 1,000th career game. The shootings are part of a larger uptick in violence across the city this year. Wade established himself on defense for his ability to block shots and accumulate steals. Wade set school records for points scored (676) and steals made (106). [101], On February 8, 2018, at the NBA trade deadline, the Cavaliers overhauled their roster. He left the game, ending his personal and the Heat's franchise-record streak of 148 consecutive games with at least 10 points. [49] Wade was elected to his fifth consecutive All-Star Game. ", "Dwyane Wade signs 'lifetime' deal with Li-Ning", "Dwyane Wade: The 100 Most Influential People of 2020", "Get To Know Us: Wade's World Foundation. [53] Two games later, Wade tied a franchise record, scoring 24 points in the final quarter to secure a 120–115 win over the New York Knicks. [149] He handed the library director Priscilla Coatney a $25,000 check in order to resurrect the building, which brought Coatney to tears. In the three days after the fund began soliciting donations from athletes, Wade announced that the "Athletes Relief Fund for Haiti" had already raised over $800,000. Deanna Wade Miller is on Facebook. [72], For the season, Wade averaged 26.6 points on 47.6% field goal shooting to go with 6.5 assists, 4.8 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.1 blocks; doing so, he led his team to a 47–35 record and the fifth playoff seed. [163] In 2008, he announced his partnership with former teammate Alonzo Mourning's charitable foundation and co-hosted ZO's Summer Groove, an annual summer event. The Heat defeated the New York Knicks in 5 games and the Indiana Pacers in six games. [36] Playing the Houston Rockets on February 21, 2007, Wade dislocated his left shoulder and left the court in a wheelchair. Selected fifth in the 2003 NBA draft by the Miami Heat, Wade became the highest ranked of only four Marquette first round draft picks. 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", "Cavs prevail as James, Wade put on show in Miami. Wade was born the second of two children to JoLinda and Dwayne Wade Sr. in Chicago, Illinois, on January 17, 1982. • Two other men were wounded in separate shootings on the South Side -- one in the leg and one in the buttocks. Join Facebook to connect with Deanna Wade Miller and others you may know. However the knee ailment, commonly called "jumper's knee", prevented Wade from joining USA Basketball in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament over that summer.[42]. Wade set school records for points scored (676) and steals made (106). During that time, Wade and Aja Metoyer conceived a son. [15] Marquette finished with a 26–7 record, their best since the 1993–94 season. [167], In September 2009, Wade donated money from his foundation to keep the Robbins, Illinois public library from having to shut down. Wade making a lay-up for the Heat in 2015.