Dwyane Wade's Presentation

Dwyane Wade gives out white hublot watches to Erik Spoelstra, Pat Riley and Micky Arison. 6:42

Dwyane Wade

GameTime talks about how Dwyane Wade has changed his game and how it helped the Heat win The Finals. 3:13

Postgame: Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade speaks with the media after the Miami Heat win the 2012 NBA championship. 3:39

GameTime: LeBron & Wade

NBA Finals MVP LeBron James and Dwyane Wade join the GameTime crew after winning the 2012 NBA Finals. 9:14
  • Position: Guard | Height: 6'4" | Weight: 220
  • Years Pro: 8
  • Birthdate: 1/17/82 (Chicago, IL)
  • High School: Richards (Oak Lawn, IL)
  • College: Marquette

  • CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

    Drafted by the HEAT in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft…signed by the HEAT on Aug. 19, 2003…signed a contract extension with the HEAT on July 12, 2006…re-signed with the HEAT on July 9, 2010.

    PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

    Has appeared in 547 regular season games (539 starts) in his eight-year NBA career…has averaged 25.4 points, 6.3 assists, 5.1 rebounds, 1.78 steals, 1.00 blocks and 37.6 minutes while shooting 48.5 percent from the floor, 29.2 percent from three-point range and 76.9 percent from the foul line…has missed 100 games due to injury, seven as a healthy scratch on the inactive list and two as a DNP-CD, including one in which he dressed despite being injured…has been crowned NBA Finals MVP once and All-Star Game MVP once…is a seven-time All-Star (six-time starter)…has earned All-NBA First Team honors twice, All-NBA Second Team honors twice and All-NBA Third Team honors once…has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team three times…was a unanimous All-Rookie Team selection…has been selected the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month six times and the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week 15 times…owns the HEAT single-season records for points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted and is tied for double-figure scoring efforts…also owns the HEAT record for most points in a half (32, twice), most points in an overtime period (12), most overtime points in a game (14), most consecutive points (18 vs. Cleveland on Jan. 21, 2008), most free throws made in a game (23) and most field goals attempted in a half (21) and is tied for most points in a quarter (24, twice)…is the HEAT's all-time leader in points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, double-figure scoring efforts, assists, steals, starts and minutes…also ranks among the HEAT's all-time leaders in games (2nd), blocks (3rd), defensive rebounds (4th), double-doubles (4th), field goal percentage (5th), total rebounds (5th), three-point field goals made (6th) and attempted (6th), offensive rebounds (7th) and free throw percentage (11th)…has scored in double figures 528 times, including 404 games with at least 20 points, 185 times with at least 30 points, 32 games with at least 40 points and three 50-point outings…has led Miami in scoring 372 times, including a franchise-record 71 in 2008-09…his high for most consecutive games scoring in double figures is a franchise-record 148 (Feb. 1, 2008-Feb. 16, 2010)…his high for consecutive 20-point games is a HEAT record 23 (Mar. 20, 2009-Nov. 17, 2009)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds 33 times and handed out double-figure assists 75 times…has amassed 104 double-doubles and four triple-doubles…his high for consecutive games with a double-double is four and has occurred twice (Dec. 7-13, 2005 and Dec. 3-9, 2007)…has hit at least 10 free throws in a game 133 times…led the HEAT in points and scoring average for six consecutive years from 2004-10 becoming the only player in franchise history to lead in each of those categories six straight seasons…has thrown home 775 dunks…his high for consecutive games with a steal is 21 (Feb. 27, 2009-Apr. 7, 2009)…has recorded 285 multi-steal and 140 multi-block games…his high for consecutive starts is 257 (Jan. 8, 2008-present) and his high for consecutive games played is 66 (Oct. 29, 2008-Mar. 15, 2009)…has started each of the 87 postseason games in which he has played and has averaged 25.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 1.64 steals and 40.5 minutes while shooting 48.3 percent from the floor, 32.7 percent from three-point range and 78.9 percent from the foul line…owns the HEAT playoff scoring records for a game (46), a second half (30), a first quarter (17), a third quarter (22) and a fourth quarter (20)…also owns the HEAT postseason single-game records for assists, field goals made and free throws made and attempted…owns nine of the top 10 single-series scoring averages in HEAT postseason history, including each of the top five…topped the HEAT in scoring average in 11 consecutive playoff series from 2004-10…has scored in double figures 86 times in postseason play with 70 games of at least 20 points, 29 games of 30-or-more points and six 40-point games…has scored in double figures in each of his last 84 playoff games, a franchise record…his 17 consecutive games with at least 20 points (June 6, 2005-May 31, 2006) and his four consecutive 30-point games (June 13-20, 2006) are both franchise playoff records…is Miami's all-time postseason leader in points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists, double-doubles, double-figure scoring games, 20-point games, 30-point games, 40-point games, steals, games, minutes and starts…also ranks among Miami's postseason leaders in three-point field goals made (2nd) and attempted (2nd), blocked shots (2nd), dunks (2nd), offensive (3rd), defensive (3rd) and total rebounds (3rd)…has led Miami in scoring in 60 of his 87 playoff games, including a franchise-record 22 consecutive from June 8, 2006-Apr. 27, 2010…has grabbed double-figure rebounds eight times in postseason play and handed out double-figure assists on nine occasions…has 18 postseason career double-doubles…has made seven All-Star Game appearances (six starts) and has averaged 16.9 points, 4.0 assists, 3.3 rebounds, 2.71 steals and 25.4 minutes…hit the game-winning field goal in the 2006 All-Star Game and was the MVP of the 2010 All-Star Game after scoring a game-high 28 points.

    2010-11 SEASON:

    Started all 76 games in which he saw action for the HEAT and averaged 25.5 points (.500 FG%, .758 FT%), 6.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 1.46 steals, 1.14 blocks and 37.1 minutes…missed a total of five games due to injury and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list for the regular season finale (Apr. 13)…missed one game with a sprained left wrist (Nov. 20), one game because of a sore left knee (Dec. 23), one game with a migraine (Jan. 22), one with a bruised right wrist (Jan. 28) and one with a right thigh contusion (Apr 6)…shared team co-captain honors with Udonis Haslem…earned All-NBA Second Team honors…was a starter for the Eastern Conference in the All-Star Game…was a three-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week and shared the Eastern Conference Player of the Month honors for December with teammate LeBron James…set single-season career highs in field goal percentage, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds and total rebounds…ranked among the NBA leaders in scoring average (4th), free throws attempted (6th), free throws made (7th), field goals made (9th), field goals attempted (10th), minutes per game (16th), steals per game (17th), blocks per game (24th), field goal percentage (33rd) and assists per game (34th)…led the HEAT in conventional three-point plays and dunks and tied for the lead in 30-point games and 40-point games…was second on the team in minutes, points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, offensive rebounds, assists, steals and blocks…topped the HEAT in scoring 37 times, in steals 34 times, in blocks on 29 occasions, in minutes 24 times, in assists 21 times and rebounds in 19 contests…scored in double figures 74 times, including 57 games with at least 20 points, 25 games of 30-or-more points and four 40-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds 10 times and handed out double-figure assists once…posted 10 double-doubles and one triple-double (Feb. 4 at Charlotte)…played his 500th career game vs. Dallas on Dec. 20…recorded career highs in both defensive (13) and total rebounds (16) at New York on Jan. 27…Season Highs: 45 points (at Houston, Dec. 29), 16 rebounds (at New York, Jan. 27), 10 assists (at Charlotte, Feb. 4), five blocks (three times), four steals (three times) and 45:38 minutes (vs. Atlanta, Jan. 18).

    2009-10 SEASON:

    Started all 77 games in which he appeared for Miami and averaged 26.6 points (.476 FG%, .761 FT%), 6.5 assists, 4.8 rebounds, 1.84 steals, 1.06 blocks and 36.3 minutes…missed four games from Feb. 19-27 due to a strained left calf which occurred in the first quarter at New Jersey on Feb. 17 and one game (Apr. 14) as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…shared team co-captain honors with Udonis Haslem…earned All-NBA First Team honors and captured NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors, each for the second consecutive season…started the All-Star Game in Dallas and was named MVP after tallying a game-high 28 points (12-16 FGs), a team-high 11 assists, six rebounds, a game-high five steals in 31:20 minutes to became just the 12th player in NBA history to capture MVP honors in both the NBA Finals and All-Star Game during his career…was a two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week and once an Eastern Conference Player of the Month…ranked among the NBA leaders in points (3rd), field goals made (4th), free throws made (4th) and attempted (4th), steals (4th), scoring average (5th), field goals attempted (5th), total assists (8th), assists per game (10th), blocks per game (29th), minutes (30th) and double-doubles (tied 44th)…joined LeBron James as the only players in the NBA in 2009-10 to finish in the Top 10 in points, assists and steals…his 82 blocks were tops among guards in the NBA…led the HEAT in points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists, steals, dunks and minutes…topped both 2,000 points and 500 assists in the same season for the third time in his career…led the HEAT in scoring 62 times, in assists 57 times, in minutes 45 times and in steals on 43 occasions (all tops on the team)…also led Miami in blocks 22 times and rebounds five times…scored in double figures a team-high 76 times, including 64 games with at least 20 points, 27 games with 30-or-more points and four 40-point performances…had his franchise-record streak of scoring in double figures snapped at 148 consecutive games on Feb. 17 at New Jersey after suffering a strained left calf just seven minutes into the game and leaving with eight points…handed out double-figure assists 13 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds four times…posted 17 double-doubles…became the HEAT's all-time leader in field goals made vs. Boston on Nov. 29…became Miami's all-time assist leader at Oklahoma City on Jan. 16…became Miami's all-time leader in field goals attempted at Cleveland on Feb. 4 and in free throws attempted vs. Orlando on Dec. 17…became Miami's all-time leader in double-figure scoring efforts vs. Charlotte on Mar. 20…became the HEAT's all-time leader in starts at New York on Apr. 11 and in minutes at Philadelphia on Apr. 12....scored his 10,000th career point and topped the 15,000 minutes played mark vs. Chicago on Nov. 1…handed out a season-high 14 assists in the win over the Lakers on Mar. 4, including the 3,000th of his career…Season Highs: 44 points (vs. Boston, Jan. 6), 14 assists (vs. L.A. Lakers, Mar. 4), 11 rebounds (vs. Dallas, Dec. 11), six steals (vs. New Jersey, Nov. 14), five blocks (vs. Charlotte, Mar. 20) and 45:22 minutes (vs. Orlando, Mar. 18).

    2008-09 SEASON:

    Started all 79 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged a league-leading 30.2 points (.491 FG%, .765 FT%), 7.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds, 2.19 steals, 1.34 blocks and 38.6 minutes…missed one game due to a right hip flexor strain (Mar. 18 at Boston) and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list the final two games of the season…was a team co-captain along with Udonis Haslem…earned All-NBA First Team honors and captured NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors…was a starter for the Eastern Conference in the All-Star Game…was a two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month and a three-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week…finished third in the voting for Most Valuable Player and also for the Defensive Player of the Year…led the NBA in points and scoring average and ranked among the league leaders in free throws made (2nd) and attempted (2nd), steals (2nd), minutes (6th), assists (8th), blocks (16th), double-doubles (tied-28th) and field goal percentage (31st)…became the first HEAT player to lead the NBA in points scored and scoring average…set single-season career highs in games played, starts, minutes, points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, three-point field goals made and attempted, assists, steals and blocks…set franchise single-season records in field goals made and attempted, steals, points and scoring average…led the HEAT in minutes, points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists, steals, dunks and blocks…topped the HEAT in scoring 71 times, in assists on 60 occasions, in minutes 43 times, in steals in 40 games, in blocks 36 times and in rebounds eight times, with all except rebounds being a team high…became the first NBA player to lead his team in points at least 70 times and assists at least 60 times in the same season since Nate "Tiny" Archibald accomplished the feat for the Kansas City-Omaha Kings in 1972-73…scored in double figures in all 79 games he played…scored 20-or-more points 71 times, 30-or-more points in 39 games, 40-or-more points in an NBA-high 13 outings and hit the 50-point plateau on three occasions (tied for the NBA high in 2008-09)…scored 30-or-more points in a franchise-record four consecutive games on three occasions…matched his franchise-record with back-to-back 40-point games on Feb. 28-Mar. 2…handed out double-figure assists 18 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds twice…posted a career-high 20 double-doubles, tying for the team lead…led the NBA in scoring average in November (28.9 ppg), December (29.2 ppg), January (28.1 ppg), March (33.7 ppg) and April (33.5 ppg) and ranked second in the NBA and first in the Eastern Conference in February (30.9 ppg)…became Miami's all-time leader in points scored vs. Utah on Mar. 14…became Miami's all-time leader in steals vs. New York on Feb. 28…became the HEAT's all-time leader in free throws made vs. the L.A. Clippers on Feb. 2…his 1.34 blocks per game average led all guards in the NBA…recorded at least one steal in a career-high 21 straight games from Feb. 27-Apr. 7…hit at least one three-point field goal in a career-high 11 consecutive games (Feb. 22-Mar. 14)…became the only player in NBA history to total at least 2,000 points, 500 assists, 150 steals and 100 blocks in a season…was the only NBA player in 2008-09 to amass at least 100 steals and 100 blocks…scored a career-high 55 points vs. New York on Apr. 12 and hit a career-high six three-pointers while matching his career high in field goals made (19)…in the Feb. 28 win vs. New York he tied his own franchise records for points in a quarter (24 in the fourth quarter) and points in a half (32 in the second half)…hit a game-winning three-point field goal at the buzzer vs. Chicago on Mar. 7 after recording a steal with 3.6 seconds left in double overtime and racing down the length of the court…recorded a career-high seven steals vs. Cleveland on Mar. 2…Season Highs: 55 points (vs. New York, Apr. 12), 16 assists (twice), 10 rebounds (twice), seven steals (vs. Cleveland, Mar. 2), five blocks (vs. Toronto, Nov. 19) and 52:28 minutes (vs. Utah, Mar. 14).

    2007-08 SEASON:

    Started 49 of the 51 games in which he appeared and averaged 24.6 points (.469 FG%, .758 FT%), 6.9 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 1.71 steals and 38.3 minutes…missed 30 games due to injury and was a DNP-CD on one occasion in a game (Mar. 7) in which he dressed in uniform despite being injured…missed the first seven games of the season (Nov. 1-13) while recovering from off-season shoulder and knee surgeries…sat out one game (Jan. 4) due to a bruised right shoulder and one (Jan. 30) due to the flu…missed the final 21 games of the season (Mar. 10-Apr. 16) with left knee tendinitis and received OssaTron shock wave therapy on his left knee on Mar. 12… was a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game…led the HEAT in scoring average, points scored, field goals made, free throws made and attempted, assists, assists per game, steals per game and minutes per game and tied for the team high in steals…ranked 16th in the NBA in free throws attempted and 18th in free throws made…topped the HEAT in scoring a team-high 37 times and also led the HEAT in assists a team-high 39 times, in steals 21 times, in minutes on 17 occasions, in blocks in 15 contests and in rebounds five times…scored in double figures 50 times, including team highs in 20-point games (34), 30-point games (18) and 40-point games (3)…handed out double-figure assists a team-high eight times and grabbed double-figure rebounds once…tallied nine double-doubles, including four consecutive games from Dec. 3-9 to match his career high…set franchise individual records for points in a half (32 in the second half) and consecutive points scored (18 straight in the fourth quarter) vs. Cleveland on Jan. 21 and also tied the franchise record for field goal attempts in a half (21 in the second half)…became the first player in HEAT history to hit at least 15 field goal attempts and 15 free throw attempts in the same game when he finished with 16 of each vs. Orlando on Dec. 28…topped the 10,000-minute mark in his career at New Jersey on Nov. 17…participated in the PlayStation Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend for the third consecutive year and finished in fourth place…Season Highs: 48 points (vs. Orlando, Dec. 28), 12 assists (at Detroit, Feb. 6), 10 rebounds (at Portland, Dec. 6), five steals (at Utah, Dec. 3), three blocks (twice) and 51:35 minutes (vs. Orlando, Dec. 28).

    2006-07 SEASON:

    Appeared in 51 games (50 starts) and averaged 27.4 points (.491 FG%, career-high .807 FT%), 7.5 assists, 4.7 rebounds, 2.10 steals, 1.22 blocks and 37.9 minutes…missed a total of 30 games due to injury and one game (Apr. 18) as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…sat out a pair of games (Dec. 13-15) after having his wisdom teeth extracted…missed four games (Dec. 29-Jan. 5) with a sprained right wrist…sat out one game (Jan. 22) with a sprained left ankle…missed 23 games (Feb. 22-Apr. 6) after dislocating his left shoulder at Houston on Feb. 21…earned All-NBA Third Team honors…was an Eastern Conference starter at the NBA All-Star Game…was a three-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week…was named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year…led the HEAT in scoring average, points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists and steals…was among the NBA leaders in free throws made (13th) and attempted (16th), field goal percentage (31st) and field goals made (41st)…led the HEAT in scoring 43 times, in assists on 39 occasions, in steals 32 times, in minutes in 31 contests, in blocks 13 times and in rebounds twice…scored in double figures a team-high 49 times, including 43 games with at least 20 points, 23 games of 30-or-more points and three 40-point performances…set a franchise record for consecutive 25-point games with nine (Jan. 30-Feb. 21) and had a streak of 20 consecutive 20-point games (Jan. 7-Feb. 21), marking the second longest consecutive 20-point streak in franchise history…handed out double-figure assists a team-leading 12 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds three times…posted 15 double-doubles…set a franchise record for points in a quarter when he dropped 24 of his game-high 41 points in the fourth quarter vs. Cleveland on Feb. 1 and also set career highs in both free throws made (23) and attempted (24) in that game…his 33-point, 15-assist performance vs. Orlando on Nov. 24 marked the first time in franchise history a HEAT player had at least 30 points and 15 assists in the same game…won the PlayStation Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend for the second consecutive year…Season Highs: 41 points (twice), 15 assists (vs. Orlando, Nov. 24), 11 rebounds (twice), six steals (at Utah, Jan. 13), four blocks (twice) and 48:52 minutes (at Philadelphia).

    2005-06 SEASON:

    Started all 75 games in which he appeared and averaged 27.2 points (.495 FG%, .783 FT%), 6.7 assists, 5.7 rebounds, 1.95 steals and 38.6 minutes…missed five games due to injury and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list for the final two games of the regular season…missed one game with a left shin contusion (Jan. 6), one game with a sprained left ankle (Jan. 27), two games with a sprained right wrist (Mar. 4-6) and one game with the flu (Apr. 11)…earned All-NBA Second Team honors…was named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for February and was a two-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week…was named a starter in the All-Star Game for the first time and finished with 20 points, four rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in a game-high 30:39 and hit the game-winning shot…set career highs in free throws made and attempted and dunks…set franchise single-season records in free throws made and attempted…ranked among the NBA leaders in scoring average (5th), steals (6th), assists per game (tied-10th), minutes per game (tied-19th) and field goal percentage (tied-27th)…led the HEAT in minutes, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists, steals, points and scoring average…handed out double-figure assists 10 times and grabbed double-figure rebounds on eight occasions…recorded 16 double-doubles and two triple-doubles (Jan. 4 at New Orleans/Oklahoma City and Jan. 13 at Seattle)…became the first HEAT player to record back-to-back 40-point games (Mar. 8-10)…scored Miami's final 17 points, including the game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds remaining vs. Detroit on Feb. 12 to finish with 37 points…his 17 consecutive points to end the game are a HEAT franchise record for consecutive points to end a game and rank tied for the second longest streak for any point in a game…led the HEAT in scoring 58 times, in assists 51 times, in minutes on 46 occasions, in steals in 44 contests, in rebounds 11 times and in blocks on 10 occasions…won the PlayStation Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend…Season Highs: 44 points (at Cleveland, Apr. 1), 14 assists (at Seattle, Jan. 13), 11 rebounds (twice), six steals (at Portland, Jan. 8), four blocks (vs. L.A. Clippers, Jan. 30) and 47:02 minutes (vs. Washington, Dec. 11).

    2004-05 SEASON:

    Started each of his 77 games and averaged 24.1 points (.478 FG%, .762 FT%), 6.8 assists, 5.2 rebounds, 1.57 steals, 1.06 blocks and 38.6 minutes…missed four games due to injury and was a DNP-CD once (Apr. 19 for the regular season finale)…sat out a pair of games (Nov. 12-14) with a sprained left ankle which occurred vs. Dallas on Nov. 11…missed a pair of games (Jan. 12-14) with back spasms and a rib contusion…earned All-NBA Second Team honors and NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors…played in his first NBA All-Star Game as a reserve…was selected NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month and the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week one time each…ranked among the NBA leaders in scoring average (9th), assists (tied-9th), minutes per game (tied-12th), steals per game (13th), field goal percentage (tied-31st) and blocks per game (36th)…ranked first in the NBA in blocks among guards…increased his scoring average by 7.9 points per game over his rookie year, the largest increase in the NBA by a player who averaged at least 10 points the previous season…joined Allen Iverson and LeBron James as the only players to rank in the top 10 in the NBA in 2004-05 in both points and assists…led the HEAT in minutes, field goals attempted, free throws made, assists, steals and scoring average…was Miami's top scorer a team-leading 43 times and also led the team in assists a team-high 55 times, in minutes 45 times, in steals 39 times, in blocks in 21 games and in rebounds four times…scored in double figures a team-high 75 times, including a team-high 56 games with at least 20 points, a team-high 16 games with at least 30 points and one 40-point effort…handed out double-figure assists a team-high 13 times, grabbed double-figure rebounds on four occasions and recorded 16 double-doubles…recorded his first triple-double with 31 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds in Detroit on Dec. 30…hit a pair of game-winning buzzer-beaters…his shot at the buzzer on Mar. 15 gave the HEAT a 98-96 win over the Knicks in Madison Square Garden and clinched Miami's first Southeast Division championship…hit a pair of free throws with one second left vs. Utah on Nov. 19 to force overtime then hit the game-winning shot with one-tenth of a second left in overtime to give the HEAT a two-point win over the Jazz…started for the Sophomores in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend in Denver…Season Highs: 48 points (at Philadelphia, Apr. 14), 12 assists (three times), 10 rebounds (four times), five steals (twice), four blocks (twice) and 49 minutes (at Philadelphia, Apr. 14).

    2003-04 SEASON:

    Started 56 of the 61 games in which he appeared and averaged 16.2 points (.465 FG%, .747 FT%), 4.5 assists, 4.0 rebounds, a team-leading 1.41 steals and 34.9 minutes…missed a total of 21 games due to injury…missed 13 games (Jan. 2-26) with bone contusions of his right wrist, which was initially injured in a fall at Washington on Dec. 26…sat out the Dec. 27 game at New York after injuring the wrist the night before…missed two games (Nov. 3-4) with a right hip pointer, a pair of games (Feb. 4-7) with a left mid-foot sprain and three games (Mar. 2-6) due to a right mid-foot bone contusion…was named the NBA's Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Feb. 23, becoming the first HEAT rookie to earn league Player of the Week honors and the 21st in NBA history…was third in the Rookie of the Year balloting and a unanimous NBA All-Rookie First-Team selection…set a HEAT rookie record for scoring average…ranked 37th in the NBA in field goal percentage…was among the NBA's rookie leaders in field goal percentage (2nd), steals per game (2nd), scoring average (3rd), assists per game (4th), minutes per game (4th), blocks per game (7th) and rebounds per game (11th)…topped Miami in dunks…set a HEAT rookie single-game record with 15 field goals made vs. Atlanta on Feb. 15…scored in double figures 51 times with 19 games of at least 20 points and three 30-point games…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and had one double-double…posted his first career double-double with 27 points and a season-high 10 rebounds at Orlando on Feb. 11…led Miami in scoring 21 times, in assists 22 times, in steals on 21 occasions, in blocks 18 times, in minutes 15 times and in rebounds once…started for the Rookies in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles…Season Highs: 33 points (vs. Golden State, Dec. 21), 10 rebounds (at Orlando, Feb. 11), eight assists (five times), six steals (vs. New Orleans, Mar. 16), two blocks (six times) and 44 minutes (twice).

    NBA PLAYOFFS:

    2011: Started all 21 games and averaged 24.5 points (.485 FG%, .777 FT%), 7.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.62 steals. 1.33 blocks and 39.4 minutes…led the HEAT in points, scoring average, field goals made, field goal percentage, free throws made and attempted and tied for the team lead in field goal attempts and dunks…topped Miami in scoring a team-high nine times, in assists eight times, in blocks on seven occasions, in steals six times, in rebounds in five games and in minutes twice…scored in double figures in all 21 games to extend his postseason franchise record to 84 consecutive games scoring in double figures…had 15 games with at least 20 points and five 30-point performances…grabbed double-figure rebounds five times and posted five double-doubles…averaged 22.2 points (.438 FG%, .838 FT%), 8.4 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 2.00 blocks, 1.20 steals and 38.0 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Philadelphia…led Miami in field goals made and attempted, free throw percentage, offensive rebounds and blocks vs. the 76ers….averaged 30.2 points (.526 FG%, .776 FT%), 6.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.00 steals and 41.0 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Boston…topped the HEAT in points, field goals made, field goal percentage, free throws made and attempted, assists and steals vs. the Celtics…averaged 18.8 points (.405 FG%, .829 FT%), 6.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.60 steals, 1.20 blocks and 39.6 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Chicago…averaged a series-high 26.5 points (.546 FG%, .694 FT%), 7.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 1.50 steals, 1.50 blocks and 39.0 minutes in the NBA Finals vs. Dallas…topped Miami in points, field goals made and attempted, field goal percentage, free throws attempted and tied for the team high in offensive rebounds vs. the Mavs…2010: Started all five games in Miami's Opening Round series vs. Boston and averaged 33.2 points (.564 FG%, .675 FT%), 6.8 assists, 5.6 rebounds, 1.60 steals, 1.60 blocks and 42.0 minutes…led the HEAT in minutes, field goals made and attempted, field goal percentage, three-point field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists and points and tied for the lead in steals…topped the HEAT in scoring, assists and minutes in all five games and also led Miami in blocks on three occasions and in steals twice…topped the 20-point plateau in all five games, including three with 30-or-more points and one 40-point effort…scored at least 26 points in each game of the series and his 33.2 ppg scoring average is the highest in franchise history in a five-game series and the second highest in any series…set HEAT postseason records in points scored (46), points in a second half (30) and field goals made (16) in the Game 4 win on Apr. 25…2009: Started all seven games for the HEAT in their Opening Round series vs. Atlanta and averaged 29.1 points (.439 FG%, .862 FT%), 5.3 assists, 5.0 rebounds, 1.57 blocks and 40.7 minutes…set HEAT postseason records for scoring average, points scored, field goals made and attempted and free throws made in a seven-game series…led the HEAT in points, minutes, field goals made and attempted, three-point field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists and blocks…topped the HEAT in scoring in all seven games and also led Miami in minutes and assists five times each, in blocks on three occasions and in steals once…scored in double figures in all seven games, including six games with at least 20 points, three games with 30-or-more points and one 40-point performance…recorded a postseason career high in three-point field goals made (6) in the Game 2 win at Atlanta on Apr. 22, joining teammate Daequan Cook as the only pair of teammates to each hit at least six treys in the same NBA playoff game…2007: Started all four games for the HEAT vs. Chicago and averaged 23.5 points (.429 FG%, .688 FT%), 6.3 assists, 4.8 rebounds, 1.25 steals and 40.5 minutes…led the HEAT in points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists and minutes…had at least 20 points in each of the four contests…in addition to leading the HEAT in scoring all four contests, he also topped the club in minutes and assists in all four games and in steals and blocks once each…handed out double-figure assists once and recorded one double-double…2006: Started all 23 games for the NBA champion HEAT and averaged 28.4 points (.497 FG%, .808 FT%), 5.9 rebounds, 5.7 assists, 2.22 steals, 1.13 blocks and 41.7 minutes…was named the NBA Finals MVP, becoming the fifth youngest player in NBA history to receive the honor…led Miami in minutes, points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists and steals…ranked among the NBA postseason leaders in steals (2nd ), scoring average (4th), assists per game (9th), minutes per game (11th), blocks per game (17th), steals-to-turnover ratio (17th), field goal percentage (tied for 17th), free throw percentage (tied for 34th) and rebounds (36th)…led the HEAT in scoring average in all four series…topped the HEAT in scoring and assists a team-high 18 times each, in minutes on 16 occasions, in steals 15 times, in blocks in 10 contests and in rebounds twice…scored in double figures in all 23 games…scored at least 20 points in 22 of the 23 contests, including 11 games with at least 30 points and a pair of 40-point performances…handed out double-figure assists four times and grabbed double-figure rebounds twice…recorded six double-doubles…averaged 24.7 points (.440 FG%, .896 FT%), 7.2 assists, 4.5 rebounds, 2.00 steals and 41.0 minutes in Miami's Opening Round series vs. Chicago…his 89.6 percent accuracy from the free throw line in the Opening Round series vs. the Bulls is his highest in a postseason series…averaged 27.6 points (.489 FG%, .792 FT%), 6.5 assists, 6.0 rebounds, 2.40 steals and 42.0 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. New Jersey…averaged 26.7 points (.617 FG%, .808 FT%), 5.5 assists, 5.2 rebounds, 1.83 steals and 40.5 minutes in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Detroit…his 61.7 percent field goal accuracy in the Conference Finals vs. Detroit marks his highest field goal percentage in a postseason series…became Miami's all-time postseason scoring leader in Game 2 at Detroit on May 25…averaged 34.7 points (.468 FG%, .773 FT%), 7.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 2.67 steals and 43.5 minutes in the six-game NBA Finals series vs. Dallas…led the HEAT in scoring in all six Finals games, scoring at least 35 points in each of the last four games (all HEAT wins)…his 34.7 scoring average vs. the Mavericks marks the highest single-series scoring average in HEAT postseason history…scored 43 points and recorded postseason career highs and franchise postseason records in free throws made (21) and attempted (25) in Game 5 vs. Dallas on June 18 and matched his postseason high in field goal attempts with 28…his 21 free throws made in Game 5 set an NBA Finals record…scored the final 11 points in regulation in Game 5 and his eight-foot bank shot with 2.8 seconds remaining forced overtime and then he won the game by hitting a pair of free throws with 1.9 seconds left in overtime to give the HEAT a one-point win…had 36 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, four steals and three blocks in the decisive Game 6 victory on June 20, the double-double was his second of the Finals…recorded postseason career highs in both defensive rebounds (11) and total rebounds (13) in Game 3 on June 13 and also stole a Dirk Nowitzki inbounds pass with three-tenths of a second remaining to secure the HEAT's two-point victory, Miami's first-ever NBA Finals win…his 16 steals in the Finals vs. the Mavs tied the NBA Finals record for steals in a six-game series held by Julius Erving (1977), Magic Johnson (1980) and Larry Bird (1986)…2005: Started each of the 14 games in which he played and averaged 27.4 points (.484 FG%, .799 FT%), 6.6 assists, 5.7 rebounds, 1.57 steals, 1.14 blocks and 40.8 minutes…missed one game (June 4 vs. Detroit) due to injury with a strained right rib muscle which occurred in the third quarter of Game 5 (June 2)…led the HEAT in scoring average, points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists and steals…scored in double figures in all 14 games including, 11 games with at least 20 points, seven 30-point games and a pair of 40-point games…ranked among the NBA postseason leaders in scoring average (4th), assist average (5th), minutes per game (10th), steals per game (13th), field goal percentage (22nd), blocks per game (23rd) and free throw percentage (27th)…topped the HEAT in scoring and minutes nine times each, in assists on 10 occasions, in blocks and steals six times apiece and in rebounds once…in the Opening Round sweep of New Jersey he averaged 26.3 points (.500 FG%, .833 FT%), 8.8 assists, 6.3 rebounds, 1.75 steals, 1.00 blocks and 42.5 minutes…in the Eastern Conference Semifinal sweep of Washington he averaged 31.0 points (.537 FG%, .750 FT%), 8.0 assists, 7.0 rebounds, 1.50 blocks, 1.25 steals and 41.3 minutes…set a franchise postseason record for points in a quarter (22 in the 3rd) in Game 3 at Washington on May 14…handed out a HEAT postseason record 15 assists in Game 2 vs. Washington on May 10…in his six games vs. Detroit in the Eastern Conference Finals he averaged 25.8 points (.440 FG%, .818 FT%), 4.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.67 steals, 1.00 blocks and 39.3 minutes…scored a game-high 40 points and established Miami postseason records for field goals attempted (28) and points in a fourth quarter (20) in Game 2 vs. Detroit on May 25…2004: Started all 13 games for Miami and averaged 18.0 points (.455 FG%, .787 FT%), 5.6 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 1.31 blocks and 39.2 minutes…topped the HEAT in points, scoring average, field goal percentage, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted and assists…led the HEAT in scoring seven times, including five of the six Eastern Conference Semifinal games vs. Indiana, in assists 12 times, in minutes and steals three times each and blocks once…scored in double figures 12 times, including seven 20-point games…handed out double-figure assists twice and recorded a pair of double-doubles…became the only rookie in HEAT history to lead the team in scoring average in the postseason…became just the fourth rookie since the shot clock era began in 1954-55 to lead his team in scoring average and assist average in the playoffs joining Stephon Marbury (1997), Michael Jordan (1985) and Billy Ray Bates (1980)…averaged 15.4 points (.424 FG%, .778 FT%), a team-high 5.6 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 1.29 steals and 38.1 minutes in the Opening Round series vs. New Orleans and a team-high 21.0 points (team-high .489 FG%, .792 FT%), a team-high 5.7 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 1.33 steals and a team-high 40.5 minutes in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Indiana…his team-high 27-point effort at New Orleans on May 2 in Game 6 of the Opening Round series set a HEAT rookie single-game scoring record and was the top single-game scoring performance by a HEAT player in the 2004 playoffs…hit a game-winning 10-foot running jumper with 1.3 seconds left in Game 1 vs. New Orleans snapping a 79-79 tie and nailed a three-pointer in Game 5 of the same series that snapped a 80-80 tie with 54.4 seconds left and put Miami ahead to stay…scored 21 points in his postseason debut vs. New Orleans on Apr. 18, marking the highest scoring debut by a HEAT rookie in the playoffs.

    OLYMPICS:

    2008: Was a member of the USA Basketball Senior National Team that captured the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China…came off the bench in all eight games and averaged 16.0 points (.671 FG%, .634 FT%), 4.0 rebounds, 2.25 steals, 1.9 assists and 18.8 minutes…despite ranking sixth on the team in minutes he led the USA in points, scoring average and free throws made and attempted…ranked second on the team in three-point field goal percentage, tied for second in offensive rebounds and blocks and third in field goal percentage and field goals made and attempted…led the team in scoring three times, including a game-high 27 points in the gold medal winning game vs. Spain…2004: Was a member of the bronze-medal winning USA Basketball Senior National Team that competed in Athens, Greece…appeared in all eight games and averaged 7.3 points (.382 FG%, .696 FT%), 2.4 assists, a team-high 2.13 steals, 1.9 rebounds and 17.5 minutes…led the squad in steals and ranked third in assists…had nine points and a game-high six assists in the USA's bronze-medal winning victory over Lithuania on Aug. 28.

    HONORS:

    2010-11: Earned All-NBA Second Team honors…was a three-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Dec. 12, Jan. 2, Mar. 13) and shared Eastern Conference Player of the Month honors in January with teammate LeBron James… started the All-Star Game in Los Angeles for the Eastern Conference…received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for the 2009-10 offseason in October 2010…2009-10: Earned All-NBA First Team honors and captured NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors…started the NBA All-Star Game in Dallas for the Eastern Conference and was named the game's MVP…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month for March…was a two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Mar. 7, Mar. 28)…2008-09: Earned All-NBA First Team honors and received NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors…was a two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month (December and February) and a three-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Nov. 23, Dec. 7, Mar. 8)…was a starter for the Eastern Conference for the NBA All-Star Game in Phoenix…led the NBA in scoring…2007-08: Was named to the 2008 USA Basketball Senior National Team that won the gold medal in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China…was a starter for the Eastern Conference for the NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans…participated in the PlayStation Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend…received the NBA's Community Assist Award for August of 2007…2006-07: Earned All-NBA Third Team honors…was a starter for the Eastern Conference for the NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas…won the PlayStation Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend for the second consecutive year…was a three-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Jan. 14, Feb. 4, Feb. 11)…was named the 2006 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, marking just the fifth time an NBA player was selected to receive the award joining Bill Russell (1968), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1985), Michael Jordan (1991) and Tim Duncan & David Robinson (2003)…2005-06: Was named MVP of the 2006 NBA Finals…received All-NBA Second Team honors…was a starter for the Eastern Conference for the NBA All-Star Game in Houston…won the PlayStation Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend…was the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month for February…was named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week twice (weeks ending Dec. 4, Jan. 1)…2004-05: Was named All-NBA Second Team and NBA All-Defensive Second Team…was selected as an Eastern Conference reserve for the NBA All-Star Game in Denver…started for the Sophomores in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month for December…was selected the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 8…2003-04: Was named to the 2004 USA Basketball Senior National Team that won the bronze medal in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece…was a recipient of the NBA's Community Assist Award for August of 2004 with his USA Basketball Olympic teammates…was a unanimous NBA All-Rookie First-Team selection, Miami's first unanimous selection…was the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Feb. 23, becoming the first HEAT rookie to earn league Player of the Week honors…started for the first-year players in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend.

    COLLEGE:

    Played two seasons at Marquette before becoming an early entry candidate after his junior year…started all 65 games in which he appeared and averaged 19.7 points (.494 FG%, .745 FT%), 6.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.31 steals…had his number (3) retired by Marquette on Feb. 3, 2007 and was enshrined into the Marquette M Club Hall of Fame in August 2009 as an individual and also as part of the 2002-03 men's basketball team which was also enshrined…finished his career ranked 20th on Marquette's all-time scoring list and ranked ninth on both the school's all-time steals and blocks lists…became the first Marquette player since 1978 to be named a First Team All-American by the Associated Pressearned a spot on the Wooden Award All-America team and was one of five finalists for the Wooden Award after helping lead the Golden Eagles to the 2003 Final Four…was named the Conference USA Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and First Team All Conference USA during the 2002-03 season…as a junior in 2002-03, he led Conference USA (22nd nationally) in scoring and set a Marquette single-season scoring record (710 points)…ranked among the conference leaders in steals (2nd), assists (8th), field goal percentage (10th) and free throw percentage (11th)…was named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2003 Midwest Regional Final…in the 83-69 victory vs. Kentucky, which vaulted Marquette into the Final Four and ended UK's 26-game winning streak, he amassed just the ninth triple-double in NCAA Tournament history with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists…as a sophomore during the 2001-02 campaign, he earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from the Associated Press and First Team All Conference USA honors…led the Golden Eagles in scoring (8th in C-USA), rebounding and steals (1st in C-USA)…sat out the 2000-01 season as an NCAA partial qualifier.

    PERSONAL:

    Full name is Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr…nickname is "D. Wade"…has a pair of sons, Zaire and Zion…has an official website – www.dwyanewade.com...was a broadcasting major at Marquette…says his dream is to "leave the world a better place than I found it"…to that mission the Wade's World Foundation has a goal of providing support to various education, health and family service programs, in particular those that benefit underserved communities…shared USA Weekend magazine's 15th Annual Most Caring Athlete Award in October 2007 with Steve Nash…teamed up with Alonzo Mourning to co-host The Summer Groove for three years (2008-10) and to form the Athletes Relief Fund for Haiti in January 2010 to assist the victims of the earthquakes in Haiti…also hosts an annual charity event, Wade's World Weekend, in his hometown of Chicago…in August 2007 he hosted "A Week of Wade's World in South Florida", a week-long series of events that touched hundreds of South Florida kids…the week-long event included a basketball camp, fulfilling the dreams of Make-A-Wish children, a reading event and a school supplies shopping spree for local children…has partnered with the Make-a-Wish Foundation on several occasions to brighten the lives of deserving children…provides tickets to each home game to various kid-focused organizations in the community…hosts his annual "3 Under the Tree" holiday program which includes a Christmas party for over 300 youth in the Dade and Broward area…hosts a three-day free camp for over 600 kids in his hometown of Robbins, IL…received the Father of the Year Award in June 2007 from the Father's Day and Mother's Day Council. Inc…in 2008-09 served as the national spokesperson for the Cartoon Network's RescuingRecess program to protect and revitalize recess in schools across the country…in June 2006 he chartered two buses to take 100 children from Miami for "Wade's World at Disney" where the kids enjoyed a day at the park for free and attended the parade honoring Dwyane and Udonis Haslem celebrating the HEAT's 2006 NBA championship…was named to The Sporting News NBA Good Guys list in July 2004…was selected by Esquire as the 13th Best Dressed Man in the World in 2006 and the 14th Best Dressed Man in the World in 2007 (first among NBA players)…was named to People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People list in the May 9, 2005 issue…received the ESPY for Best Breakthrough Athlete at the 13th Annual ESPY Awards in July 2005…named to ESPN the Magazine's Top 25 Athletes and was featured on the cover of the issue in September 2005…was selected one of the 25 most fit men by Men's Fitness magazine in their June/July 2005 issue…has endorsement deals with Brand Jordan, T-Mobile, Gatorade and Pepperidge Farm…partnered with T-Mobile to renovate his high school gymnasium (Richards HS)…the re-named "D. Wade Court" includes a new scoreboard, sound system and projection screen along with refurbished bleachers and basketball court…partnered with Staples in the summers of 2007 and 2008 to launch the Staples Dream Park Challenge with D. Wade, a park improvement initiative in South Florida…also enjoys football and lists the Chicago Bears and the University of Miami as his favorite teams…enjoys buying and collecting shoes…wears size 15 sneakers.

    REGULAR SEASON CAREER HIGHS:
    MINS: 52:28, vs. Utah (3-14-09)
    FGM: 19, two times (last: vs. New York, 4-12-09)
    FGA: 39, vs. Utah (3-14-09)
    3-PT FGM: 6, vs. New York (4-12-09)
    3-PT FGA: 12, vs. New York (4-12-09)
    FTM: 23, vs. Cleveland (2-1-07)
    FTA: 24, two times (last: at Sacramento, 1-9-09)
    OR: 6, two times (last: at Toronto, 12-12-04)
    DR: 13, at New York (1-27-11)
    TOT: 16, at New York (1-27-11)
    AST: 16, two times (last: vs. Phoenix, 3-4-09)
    STL: 7, vs. Cleveland (3-2-09)
    TO: 12, vs. Cleveland (2-1-07)
    BLK: 5, five times (last: vs. Philadelphia, 3-25-11)
    PTS: 55, vs. New York (4-12-09)

    POSTSEASON CAREER HIGHS:

    MINS: 50:06, vs. Dallas (6-18-06)
    FGM: 16, vs. Boston (4-25-10)
    FGA: 28, two times (last: vs. Dallas, 6-18-06)
    3-PT FGM: 6, at Atlanta (4-22-09)
    3-PT FGA: 11, vs. Boston (4-23-10)
    FTM: 21, vs. Dallas (6-18-06)
    FTA: 25, vs. Dallas (6-18-06)
    OR: 6, at Philadelphia (4-21-11)
    DR: 11, vs. Dallas (6-13-06)
    TOT: 13, vs. Dallas (6-13-06)
    AST: 15, vs. Washington (5-10-05)
    STL: 5, vs. Detroit (6-2-05)
    TO: 9, three times (last: at Chicago, 5-26-11)
    BLK: 5, at Philadelphia (4-24-11)
    PTS:

    46, vs. Boston (4-25-10)