Cavaliers vs. Heat
Dwyane Wade and the Heat hold off the Cavs
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One-Handed Crusher
Dwyane Wade drives to the basket and slams one down.
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Coming Through
Dwyane Wade gets going on the fast break
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Dunk of the Night
Wade casually strolls into the lane and then accelerates for the finish.
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  • Position: Guard | Height: 6'4" | Weight: 220
  • Years Pro: 7
  • 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 471 regular season games (463 starts) in his seven-year NBA career…has averaged 25.4 points, 6.6 assists, 4.9 rebounds, 1.83 steals, 0.98 blocks and 37.6 minutes while shooting 48.2 percent from the floor, 28.9 percent from three-point range and 77.0 percent from the foul line…has missed a total of 95 games due to injury, six 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 an NBA Finals MVP once and All-Star Game MVP once…is a six-time All-Star (five-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 five times and the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week 12 times…owns the HEAT single-season records for points scored (2,386 in 2008-09), scoring average (30.2 ppg in 2008-09), field goals made (854 in 2008-09) and attempted (1,739 in 2008-09), free throws made (629 in 2005-06) and attempted (803 in 2005-06) and double-figure scoring efforts (79 in 2008-09)…also owns the HEAT record for most points in a road game (50 at Orlando on Feb. 22, 2009), most points in a half (32 in the 2nd half vs. Cleveland on Jan. 21, 2008 and 32 in the 2nd half vs. New York on Feb. 28, 2009), most points in a quarter (24 in the 4th quarter vs. Cleveland on Feb. 1, 2007 and 24 in the 4th quarter vs. New York on Feb. 28, 2009), most points in an overtime period (12 at Philadelphia on Apr. 14., 2005), most overtime points in a game (14 vs. Utah on Mar. 14, 2009), most consecutive points (18 vs. Cleveland on Jan. 21, 2008), most free throws made in a game (23 vs. Cleveland on Feb. 1, 2007) and most field goals attempted in a half (21 in the 2nd half vs. Cleveland on Jan. 21, 2008)…is the HEAT’s all-time leader in points scored, field goals made, field goals attempted, free throws made, free throws attempted, double-figure scoring efforts, assists, steals, starts and minutes played…also ranks among the HEAT’s all-time leaders in blocked shots (3rd), double-doubles (5th), games played (6th), field goal percentage (7th), three-point field goals attempted (7th), total rebounds (7th), defensive rebounds (7th), offensive rebounds (9th), three-point field goals made (9th) and free throw percentage (11th)…has scored in double figures 454 times in his career, including 347 games with at least 20 points, 160 times with at least 30 points, 28 games with at least 40 points and three 50-point outings…has led the HEAT in scoring 335 times, including a franchise-record 71 in 2008-09…has scored over 2,000 points in a season three times in his career and handed out 500-or-more assists four times…has scored over 2,000 points and handed out over 500 assists in the same season three times in his career…his career long for most consecutive games scoring in double figures is a Miami franchise-record 148 games (Feb. 1, 2008-Feb. 16, 2010)…his longest streak of consecutive 20-point games is a HEAT record 23 straight (Mar. 20, 2009-Nov. 17, 2009)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds on 23 occasions…has handed out double-figure assists 74 times…has recorded 94 double-doubles and three triple-doubles…his longest streak for consecutive games with a double-double is four and occurred twice in his career (Dec. 7-13, 2005 and Dec. 3-9, 2007)…has hit at least 10 free throws in a game on 117 occasions…has led the HEAT in points scored and in scoring average in each of the last six years becoming the only player in franchise history to lead Miami in each of those categories in a six straight seasons…has thrown home 673 dunks…his longest streak for consecutive games with a steal is 21 (Feb. 27, 2009-Apr. 7, 2009)…has recorded 250 multi-steal games and 115 multi-block games…his longest streak for consecutive starts is 214 (Mar. 14, 2004-Feb. 21, 2007) and his longest streak of consecutive games played is 66 (Oct. 29, 2008-Mar. 15, 2009)…has started each of the 66 postseason games in which he has appeared and has averaged 26.3 points, 6.0 assists, 5.3 rebounds, 1.65 steals and 40.9 minutes while shooting 48.2 percent from the floor, 34.7 percent from three-point range and 79.3 percent from the foul line…owns the HEAT postseason 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 field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists, steals and minutes played…owns 10 of the top 11 single-series scoring averages in HEAT postseason history, including each of the top seven…has topped the HEAT in scoring average in each of the last 11 postseason series, averaging at least 21 points in each series…has scored in double figures 65 times in postseason play with 55 games of at least 20 points, 24 games of 30-or-more points and six 40-point performances…has scored in double figures in each of his past 63 postseason games, a franchise record…his 17 consecutive games with at least 20 points (June 6, 2005-May 31, 2006) and his four consecutive games with at least 30 points (June 13, 2006-June 20, 2006) are both franchise postseason records…is Miami’s all-time postseason leader in points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists, double-figure scoring games, 20-point games, 30-point games, 40-point games, steals, minutes played and starts…also ranks among the Miami postseason leaders in blocked shots (2nd), games played (tied for 2nd), defensive rebounds (3rd), dunks (3rd), double-doubles (4th), total rebounds (4th), offensive rebounds (5th), three-point field goals attempted (5th) and three-point field goals made (6th)…has led the HEAT in scoring in 51 of his 66 postseason contests, including the last 22 and 27 of the past 28…has grabbed double-figure rebounds three times in postseason play and handed out double-figure assists on nine occasions…has 13 postseason career double-doubles…has made six All-Star Game appearances (five starts) and has averaged 17.3 points, 4.3 assists, 3.2 rebounds, 3.00 steals and 26.3 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.

    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 vs. New Jersey) 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…was named the MVP of the NBA All-Star Game in Dallas becoming just the 12th player in NBA history to capture MVP honors in both the NBA Finals and All-Star Game during his career…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 and Mar. 28)…ranked among the NBA leaders in points (3rd), field goals made (4th), free throws made (4th), free throws 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 and became the first guard since former Celtic Reggie Lewis (1990-91 and 1991-92) to average more than a block a game in consecutive seasons…led the HEAT in points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, assists, steals, dunks and minutes played…his 2,045 points marked the second highest single-season total in HEAT history…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…tied the franchise record for most free throws made in a game without a miss when he went 15-15 at Golden State on Jan. 13…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 played 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 assist of his career…started the All-Star Game in Dallas and tallied a game-high 28 points (12-16 FGs), a team-high 11 assists, six rebounds, a game-high five steals in 31:20 minutes…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 two-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month (December and February), becoming the first Miami player to win the award twice in one season, and a three-time NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Nov. 23, Dec. 7, Mar. 8)…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…joined Chris Paul as the only two players in the NBA to rank in the Top 10 in four major statistical categories…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 a team-high 71 games, 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 with LeBron James for the NBA high in 2008-09)…scored 20-or-more points in a season-high 21 consecutive games from Jan. 30-Mar. 14, the second longest streak of his career…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 Udonis Haslem 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. the Knicks 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 was tops among guards in the NBA and his 7.5 assists per game average was tops among non-point guards…recorded at least one steal in a career-high 21 consecutive games from Feb. 27-Apr. 7, the third longest streak in franchise history…hit a career-high 88 three-point field goals after combining for just 85 in his first five years in the league…hit at least one three-point field goal in a career-high 11 consecutive games from 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 player in the NBA in 2008-09 to amass at least 100 steals and 100 blocks…his 106 blocked shots set an NBA single-season record for a player 6’4” and under…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)…totaled 50 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, four steals and two blocks vs. Utah on Mar. 14, becoming the first player in NBA history to reach all those minimums in a game…in the Feb. 28 win over the Knicks he tied his own franchise records for points in a quarter with 24 in the fourth quarter and points in a half with 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…was a starter for the Eastern Conference in the All-Star Game at Phoenix and tallied 18 points, a team-high five assists, a team-high three steals and two rebounds in 26:39 of playing time…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 for the HEAT 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 vs. Golden State) 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 Miami’s Jan. 4 game at Dallas due to a bruised right shoulder…missed Miami’s Jan. 30 game at Orlando 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…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…became the first player in NBA history to have at least 18 free throws made in consecutive games when he tallied 18 vs. Minnesota on Dec. 17 and 20 at Atlanta on Dec. 19…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 performances (18) and 40-point efforts (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)…earlier in the season he scored 17 consecutive points vs. Portland on Jan. 18 in the second and third quarters to tie the second longest individual streak in franchise history…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 field goals and 16 free throws made vs. Orlando on Dec. 28…topped the 10,000-minute mark in his career at New Jersey on Nov. 17…was named a starter for the Eastern Conference in the 57th Annual NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans and tallied 14 points, four rebounds, three assists and one block in 21:48 minutes…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) for the HEAT 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 at Orlando) 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 the Jan. 22 game against New York 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, joining Tim Hardaway as the only players in HEAT history to earn All-NBA honors in three consecutive seasons…became the first guard to earn All-NBA honors after missing at least 31 games in a season since Pete Maravich of the New Orleans Jazz earned Second Team honors during the 1977-78 season after missing 32 games…was a three-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week (weeks ending Jan. 14, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11)…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) and attempted (51st)…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…set career highs in both free throws made (23) and attempted (24) in Miami’s Feb. 1 victory over Cleveland…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…was named a starter for the Eastern Conference for the NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas and tallied 10 points, a game-high six steals and three assists in 24:22 minutes…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 each of the 75 games in which he appeared for Miami 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 (weeks ending Jan. 1 and Dec. 4)…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…won the PlayStation Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend…set career highs in free throws made and attempted, defensive rebounds, total rebounds and dunks…set franchise single-season records in field goals made, free throws made and attempted and triple-doubles…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…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…tallied 19 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists at New Orleans/Oklahoma City on Jan. 4 for his second career triple-double and 15 points, a season-high 14 assists and 10 rebounds at Seattle on Jan. 13 for his third career triple-double…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 the 77 games in which he played 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 a total of four games due to injury and was a DNP-CD once (Apr. 19 at Orlando 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 from Jan. 12-14 with back spasms and a rib contusion…earned All-NBA Second Team honors and NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors…selected NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month for December…was named the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Nov. 8…ranked ninth in the NBA in scoring average, tied for ninth in assists, tied for 12th in minutes per game, 13th in steals per game, tied for 31st in field goal percentage and 36th in blocks per game…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 this season in both points and assists, since 1979 only 10 players managed to rank in the top 10 in both categories in the same season…led the HEAT in minutes played, field goals attempted, free throws made, assists, steals and scoring average…was the HEAT’s top scorer a team-leading 43 times and also led the team in assists a team-high 55 times, in minutes on 45 occasions, in steals 39 times, in blocks in 21 contests 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 against the defending NBA champion Pistons 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…was selected as a reserve for his first All-Star Game and had 14 points, three rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block in 23 minutes in Denver…started for the Sophomores in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend in Denver and finished with 12 points, a game-high nine assists, four rebounds, two blocks and one steal in 27 minutes…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 a pair of 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…finished third in the Rookie of the Year balloting and was 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 registered one double-double…recorded his first career double-double with 27 points and a season-high 10 rebounds at Orlando on Feb. 11…led the HEAT in scoring 21 times, in assists 22 times, in steals on 21 occasions, in blocks 18 times, in minutes in 15 contests and in rebounds once…started for the Rookies in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles and finished with 22 points, four assists and three rebounds in 27 minutes…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:

    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 played, 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 played in all five games and also led Miami in blocks on three occasions and in steals twice…has now led the HEAT in scoring in a franchise-record 22 consecutive postseason games…topped the 20-point plateau in all five games, including three games with 30-or-more points and one 40-point performance…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…his 166 points scored in the series is the third highest in a single series in franchise history…by scoring in double figures in all five games he extended his postseason franchise record to 63 consecutive games scoring in double figures…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…his 29.1 ppg scoring average marks the fourth highest single-series scoring average in Miami postseason history…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. the Chicago Bulls 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 played…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…became the fifth youngest player in NBA history to capture NBA Finals MVP honors…led the HEAT 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 six-game 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 Miami’s five-game Eastern Conference Semifinal series 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 HEAT’s six-game Eastern Conference Finals series 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…topped the 1,000-point plateau in postseason scoring in Game 4 vs. Detroit on May 29…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 against 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…recorded postseason career highs and franchise postseason records for points (43), free throws made (21), free throws attempted (25) and minutes (50:06) 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 appeared 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…his 31.0 scoring average vs. Washington is the third best in a series in franchise history…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 postseason games for the HEAT 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 scoring average, field goal percentage, points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, and assists…scored in double figures 12 times, including seven 20-point games…handed out double-figure assists twice…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 (21.3 ppg and 7.7 apg in 1997), Michael Jordan (29.3 ppg and 8.5 apg in 1985) and Billy Ray Bates (25.0 ppg and 4.0 apg in 1980)…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 highest single-game scoring performance by a HEAT player in the 2004 postseason…hit a game-winning 10-foot running jumper with 1.3 seconds left in Game 1 of the Opening Round series vs. New Orleans snapping a 79-79 tie and nailed a three-point field goal 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 postseason…topped the HEAT in scoring seven times, including five of the six Eastern Conference Semifinal games vs. Indiana…led the HEAT in assists 12 times, in minutes and steals three times each and blocks once…recorded a pair of double-doubles…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.

    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, 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, 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 goals made and attempted and field goal percentage…led the team in scoring three times, including a game-high 27 points in the gold medal winning game vs. Spain…topped the USA in assists and blocks once each…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…scored in double figures twice…had nine points and a game-high six assists in the USA’s bronze-medal winning victory over Lithuania on Aug. 28.

    HONORS:

    2009-10: Earned All-NBA First Team honors and captured NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors…started the 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 and Mar. 28)…2008-09: Led the NBA in scoring…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…2007-08: Was named to the 2008 USA Basketball Senior National Team which represented the country and 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 named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week on three occasions (weeks ending Jan. 14, Feb. 4 and 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 selected 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 and Jan. 1)…2004-05: Was named All-NBA Second Team and NBA All-Defensive Second Team…was selected as a reserve for the Eastern Conference 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 which represented the country and 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 collegiately for 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, 6.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.31 steals while shooting 49.4 percent from the floor, 33.3 percent from three-point range and 74.5 percent from the foul line…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 Press…earned 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…in addition to garnering consensus First Team All-America honors, he 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 and ranked 22nd nationally in scoring and set a Marquette single-season scoring record with 710 points…ranked among the conference leaders in steals (2nd), assists (8th), field goal percentage (10th) and free throw percentage (11th)…capped an outstanding junior year by being named the Most Outstanding Player of the Midwest Regional Final…in the victory over Kentucky, which vaulted the Golden Eagles into the Final Four and ended the Wildcats’ 26-game winning streak, he registered just the ninth triple-double in NCAA Tournament history with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in an 83-69 victory…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…nicknames include “D. Wade” and “Flash”…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 of 2007 with Steve Nash…has teamed up with Alonzo Mourning to co-host The Summer Groove, the last three years beginning in the summer of 2008…also teamed with Mourning in January of 2010 to form the Athletes Relief Fund for Haiti 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 10 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…served as Grand Marshal of the Three Kings Parade in January of 2008…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 Rescuing Recess program which is designed to protect and revitalize recess in schools across the country…in June of 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 of 2004…was selected by Esquire as the 14th Best Dressed Man in the World in 2007 (first among NBA players) and the 13th Best Dressed Man in the World in 2006…was named to People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People list in the May 9, 2005 issue…was selected one of the 25 most fit men by Men’s Fitness magazine in their June/July 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…also graced the cover of GQ Magazine for the November 2006 issue and the Sports Illustrated 2006 NBA Preview 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) where he first honed his basketball skills…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…was selected the cover athlete for EA Sports NBA Live 06 video game…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:  6, 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:   11, at Sacramento (12-7-06)
    TOT:  11, five times (last: vs. Dallas, 12-11-09)
    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, two times (last: vs. Charlotte, 3-20-10)
    PTS: 55, vs. New York (4-12-09)
       

    POSTSEASON CAREER HIGHS:

    MINS: 50:06, vs. Dallas (6-18-06)
    FGM:   19, two times (last: vs. New York, 4-12-09)
    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: 5, vs. Chicago (4-27-07)
    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, two times (last: at Detroit, 5-25-06)
    BLK:   4, vs. Atlanta (4-25-09)
    PTS: 46, vs. Boston (4-25-10)
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