While my first instinct was to continue to fight in court, I realized a reasonable settlement would allow me to move forward with other prioritiesHeat's Wade settles restaurant lawsuit Jun 01, 2010
My decision for the next two to three weeks is to rehab with the possibility of coming back, but with no guaranteesWade shooting for playoffs with rehab Mar 05, 2007
I came down wrong and then Michael Redd (of the Bucks) came down on meMiami rookie Wade out 7-10 days Mar 02, 2004
Once the swelling went down, then I really got a chance to see how sore it really wasDwayne Wade out two weeks Jan 02, 2004
It was a great year and I think I'm going to take my game to the NBADwayne Wade to turn pro May 01, 2003
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.
Dwyane Wade was born on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois to Dwyane Sr. 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. 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.