Dwyane Wade Nominated for Best Male Athlete at BET Awards

MIAMI, May 18 – The HEAT announced today that three-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade was nominated for Best Male Athlete at the 7th Annual BET Awards. Wade joins Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, who took home honors last year, New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush, WBC Light Middle Weight Champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and four-time Masters winner Tiger Woods as nominees in the category. This year also marks the second-straight year that a HEAT player has been nominated for a BET Award. Shaquille O’Neal was nominated for Best Male Athlete at the 6th Annual BET Awards.

The 7th Annual BET Awards will be hosted by comedienne Mo’Nique and will air live on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. E T from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium.