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Media Advisory: HEAT to Honor Olympic Gold Medalist Wade

WHO:             Dwyane Wade, HEAT All-Star Guard & Olympic Gold Medalist


The Miami HEAT announced today that they will honor four-time HEAT All-Star Dwyane Wade for helping the U.S. Men’s Senior National Team win the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. As part of the event, a new Olympic/Wade banner will be unveiled at the AmericanAirlines Arena, where it will be displayed alongside the HEAT division and NBA championships banners.

The event is free and open to the public, and free parking will be provided inside the P2 parking garage while space is available. All fans in attendance will receive a free commemorative Dwyane Wade Olympic poster. The first 100 fans to purchase HEAT Season Tickets will have the opportunity to take a photo with Wade and his Olympic gold medal. The date for the photo op with Wade will be announced at a later time. Additionally, the first 100 existing HEAT Season Ticket Holders who attend the event will receive a Wade autographed Olympic poster. A select number of concession stands and the Miami Hoops Gear team store will be open for business.                       

WHEN:           Thursday, August 28, 2008 at
12 p.m. 

WHERE:        AmericanAirlines Arena Lower Bowl

                        601 Biscayne Blvd.

                        Miami, FL 33132