NBA Basketball

Dwyane Wade
21.5 3.5 4.8
Team: MiamiHeight: 6-4 Born: 1/17/1982
Position: GWeight: 220 Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
College: MarquetteDraft: 1st Round 5th pick by Heat (2003)

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July 2 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST1:20 UAE (+1)23:2017:20 ET4:20 PM CT20:20 - Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. Wade informed the Heat on Thursday that he will accept their one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season, said a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no NBA deals can be finalized this summer until July 9.
Analysis: The decision ends a weeks-long, sometimes-contentious saga between the Heat and their franchise player. Wade was open to the idea of leaving Miami over a contract dispute, moreso than ever before. An 11-time All-Star, Wade averaged 21.5 points this past season. Wade's agent, Henry Thomas, has not yet commented.
June 29 1:38 PM PT2:38 PM MT3:38 PM CT4:38 PM ET20:38 GMT4:38 1:38 PM MST3:38 PM EST0:38 UAE (+1)22:3816:38 ET3:38 PM CT19:38 - Wade has decided to forgo a $16.1 million deal with the Miami Heat for next season and become a free agent.
Analysis: The three-time champion and 11-time All-Star announced his decision Monday through a spokesperson. ESPN was first informed of the decision. Wade could have exercised an option to earn $16.1 million with the Heat next season. Instead he decided to roll the dice and test his worth on the open market.
June 1 8:24 PM PT9:24 PM MT10:24 PM CT11:24 PM ET3:24 GMT11:24 8:24 PM MST10:24 PM EST7:24 UAE (+1)05:2423:24 ET10:24 PM CT2:24 - Wade of the Miami Heat is going back to the NBA Finals - as an analyst.
Analysis: The three-time NBA champion will join ABC for pregame and halftime shows during Games 2 and 3 of the Cleveland-Golden State series. Wade also will have the same arrangement for Games 6 and 7 if those games are played.
May 28 1:33 PM PT2:33 PM MT3:33 PM CT4:33 PM ET20:33 GMT4:33 1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST0:33 UAE (+1)22:3316:33 ET3:33 PM CT19:33 - A person with knowledge of contract negotiations between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat says talks are at an impasse, and that Wade is considering all options - including potentially leaving the team that drafted him 12 years ago. The person says Wade and the Heat had talks on Thursday about his contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither side has publicly discussed the negotiations.
Analysis: Wade can choose to opt out and become a free agent this summer, or play the last year on his deal and earn about $16.1 million next season. The Heat do not comment about ongoing negotiations. Wade led the Heat in scoring this season at 21.5 points per game, but missed 20 contests because of injuries and illness.
Apr. 2 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST20:26 UAE18:2612:26 ET11:26 AM CT15:26 - Wade is questionable for Thursday night's game after missing the team shootaround.
Analysis: He is dealing with an unspecified illness.
Apr. 2 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET0:46 GMT8:46 5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST4:46 UAE (+1)02:4620:46 ET7:46 PM CT23:46 - Wade has limped to locker room with an apparent knee injury after going down in the second quarter against the Cavaliers.
Analysis: Wade was driving on the right side of the lane when his right knee buckled and he dropped to the floor, awkwardly bending his left knee. As play continued at the other end, Wade stayed on his back. He got up slowly, walked gingerly to the bench and then favored his left leg as he went to the locker room. The Heat had no immediate word on his condition or status.
Mar. 29 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST7:04 UAE (+1)05:0423:04 ET10:04 PM CT2:04 - Wade scored 19 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, and the undermanned Heat enhanced their postseason hopes by beating the Detroit Pistons 109-102 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. He's averaging 26.1 points and shooting 51.9 percent over 11 games.
Mar. 25 4:22 PM PT5:22 PM MT6:22 PM CT7:22 PM ET23:22 GMT7:22 4:22 PM MST6:22 PM EST3:22 UAE (+1)00:2219:22 ET5:22 PM CT22:22 - Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen have been ruled out for the Miami Heat's game at Boston.
Analysis: Wade was sidelined Wednesday by a swollen left knee. Wade is averaging a team-high 21.6 points per game. He had 21 points in the loss to the Bucks.
Mar. 16 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST7:37 UAE (+1)04:3723:37 ET9:37 PM CT2:37 - Wade scored 32 points in Monday's win over Cleveland.
Analysis: Wade is averaging 29.4 points over his last five.
Mar. 14 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST8:42 UAE05:420:42 ET10:42 PM CT3:42 - Wade finished with 25 points in Friday's loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Wade has been hot lately, averaging 28.0 points while shooting 51.0 percent from the field over his last five.
Mar. 12 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET4:54 GMT12:54 9:54 PM MST11:54 PM EST8:54 UAE05:540:54 ET10:54 PM CT3:54 - Wade scored 28 points with nine assists Wednesday in a win over Brooklyn.
Analysis: It was a vintage performance from Wade, who has looked like his old self in recent games. He has averaged 28.8 points in his last four contests.
Mar. 10 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:390:39 ET10:39 PM CT3:39 - Wade turned back the clock with 34 points in Monday's loss to the Celtics.
Analysis: Wade is averaging 29.0 points on 51.7 percent shooting over his past three games.
Mar. 6 3:46 PM PT4:46 PM MT5:46 PM CT6:46 PM ET23:46 GMT7:46 4:46 PM MST6:46 PM EST3:46 UAE (+1)00:4618:46 ET5:46 PM CT22:46 - Wade has been ruled out of the Heat's Friday night game against the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Wade's injury (sore right hip) was not mentioned during coach Erik Spoelstra's pregame meeting with reporters, but the Heat later tweeted that he was out. It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined, so consider him day-to-day.
Mar. 5 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET5:26 GMT13:26 10:26 PM MST12:26 AM EST9:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CT4:26 - Wade had 25 points in the Heat's 100-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Wade's performance came after he averaged 16.6 points in seven games after missing seven with a strained right hamstring.
Feb. 28 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET6:12 GMT14:12 11:12 PM MST1:12 AM EST10:12 UAE07:121:12 ET12:12 AM CT5:12 - Wade was lackluster again in Friday's loss at New Orleans, scoring 11 on 4-of-16 shooting, though he did record eight assists.
Analysis: Wade has averaged 15.6 points on just 35.8 percent shooting in five games since returning from a hamstring injury.
Feb. 28 7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST10:00 PM EST7:00 UAE (+1)04:0022:00 ET9:00 PM CT2:00 - Wade scored 22 points Saturday.
Analysis: Wade averages 20.7 points for the four-time defending Eastern Conference champs.
Feb. 22 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT4:39 - Wade scored 19 but was 8 of 23 from the floor in Saturday's loss to the Pelicans.
Analysis: Wade, who also had four rebounds and four assists, is 12 for 33 in two games since missing seven with a hamstring injury.
Feb. 10 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET18:31 GMT2:31 11:31 AM MST1:31 PM EST22:31 UAE19:3113:31 ET12:31 PM CT16:31 - Wade will not play in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game. Wade has been recovering from a strained right hamstring. That injury has kept him out of Miami's last six games, and will keep him sidelined when the Heat finish their pre-All-Star schedule in Cleveland on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The Miami Heat guard and 11-time All-Star selection made the announcement Tuesday. Wade has been recovering from a strained right hamstring. That injury has kept him out of Miami's last six games, and will keep him sidelined when the Heat finish their pre-All-Star schedule in Cleveland on Wednesday night.
Jan. 29 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET23:47 GMT7:47 4:47 PM MST6:47 PM EST3:47 UAE (+1)00:4718:47 ET5:47 PM CT21:47 - Wade was back on the court Friday when the Miami Heat opened their post-All-Star schedule in New York against the Knicks.
Analysis: Wade practiced fully on Wednesday in the Heat's first workout since the break after a short vacation to Haiti with his wife, teammate Chris Bosh and his wife. He hadn't played since Jan. 27 because of a hamstring strain.
Jan. 22 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST5:44 UAE (+1)02:4420:44 ET7:44 PM CT23:44 - Wade has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for making an obscene gesture during the Heat's 78-76 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. Rod Thorn, the NBA's president of basketball operations, announced the fine Thursday night.
Analysis: Wade stuck out his middle finger at some fans at the end of the third quarter in the game at Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena.
Jan. 21 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST8:46 UAE05:4623:46 ET10:46 PM CT2:46 - Wade had another poor shooting performance, scoring 17 while going 8 for 21 in Wednesday's loss at Charlotte.
Analysis: Wade is averaging just 15.8 points on 39.0 percent shooting over his last five games.
Jan. 13 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Wade had 18 points and six assists Tuesday in his return.
Analysis: Wade was out two games because of a strained left hamstring.
Dec. 31 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST1:45 UAE (+1)22:4516:45 ET3:45 PM CT19:45 - Wade had 20 points and seven assists Wednesday.
Analysis: Wade entered averaging 24.3 points and 4.7 assists on Wednesdays.
Dec. 21 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:2123:21 ET10:21 PM CT2:21 - Wade returned from a knee contusion in Tuesday's loss to Philadelphia and scored 23 points.
Analysis: He only missed one game because of the injury and is averaging 30.3 points over his last four games.
Dec. 15 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST23:23 UAE20:2314:23 ET1:23 PM CT17:23 - Wade may miss Tuesday's game because of illness.
Analysis: Wade is averaging 21.1 points. He already missed seven of the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions' first 24 contests.
Dec. 13 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE06:230:23 ET11:23 PM CT3:23 - Wade scored 29 points on 10-of-16 shooting in Friday's win in Utah.
Analysis: This was a season-high scoring night for Wade, who is shooting 54.1 percent in eight games back from a hamstring strain, despite a 4-for-15 night in Wednesday's loss at Denver.
Dec. 11 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET6:10 GMT14:10 11:10 PM MST1:10 AM EST10:10 UAE07:101:10 ET12:10 AM CT4:10 - Wade was limited to 10 points on 4-of-15 shooting in Wednesday's loss in Denver.
Analysis: Wade's last two games have been a bit of a struggle with 13.0 points on 36.7 percent shooting. Prior to that, he'd averaged 25.6 points on 58.4 percent over five games.
Dec. 4 10:48 PM PT11:48 PM MT12:48 AM CT1:48 AM ET6:48 GMT14:48 11:48 PM MST1:48 AM EST10:48 UAE07:481:48 ET12:48 AM CT4:48 - Wade had a season-high 28 points in a 112-102 loss to Atlanta on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Wade is averaging 25.0 points and shooting 60.8 percent (31 of 51) in his three games since returning from a hamstring injury.
Nov. 14 3:17 PM PT4:17 PM MT5:17 PM CT6:17 PM ET23:17 GMT7:17 4:17 PM MST6:17 PM EST3:17 UAE (+1)00:1718:17 ET5:17 PM CT21:17 - Wade scored a season-high 27 points in an 86-79 win in New York on Sunday after missing seven games with a hamstring injury.
Analysis: The Heat (8-7) went 3-4 without Wade, who hadn't played since Nov. 12.
Nov. 9 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST7:21 UAE (+1)04:2122:21 ET9:21 PM CT1:21 - Wade scored 20 in a 105-96 victory over the Mavericks on Sunday night.
Analysis: Wade is heating up for the Heat, averaging 23.3 points and 8.1 assists in his last three games.
Nov. 6 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET5:26 GMT13:26 10:26 PM MST12:26 AM EST9:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CT3:26 - Wade scored a season-high 25 points on 9-of-18 shooting and had seven assists in Wednesday's loss at Charlotte.
Analysis: Wade is 23 of 40 from the field over his last three contests.
Nov. 5 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:051:05 ET12:05 AM CT4:05 - Wade scored 19 points in Tuesday's loss to Houston.
Analysis: It marked the second straight game in which he scored 19 on 7-of-11 shooting, though this wasn't quite the all-around performance he posted in Sunday's win over Toronto when he also recorded 11 rebounds and seven assists.
Oct. 30 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE06:121:12 ET11:12 PM CT3:12 - Wade scored 21 points while hitting half of his 16 attempts from the floor in the Heat's 107-95 win over Washington on Wednesday.
Analysis: Wade's performance in the season opener is certainly promising, but injuries hampered him last season so monitor his efforts.
July 15 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET18:40 GMT2:40 11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST22:40 UAE20:4014:40 ET1:40 PM CT17:40 - A person familiar with the situation says Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. Wade has agreed to a two-year deal with a player option for 2015-16, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because neither Wade nor the Heat immediately announced the terms.
Analysis: Wade made reference to the deal Tuesday, tweeting ''Home Is Where the Heart Is'' and calling himself a "HeatLifer" in a photo of him below Miami's three NBA championship banners. Wade is entering his 12th Heat season and is the franchise's all-time leader in games, points, assists and steals. Last month, he opted out of a deal that would have paid him $42 million over the next two seasons.
July 12 1:38 PM PT2:38 PM MT3:38 PM CT4:38 PM ET20:38 GMT4:38 1:38 PM MST3:38 PM EST0:38 UAE (+1)22:3816:38 ET3:38 PM CT19:38 - Wade says he is sad to see LeBron James leave the Miami Heat, and he supports him regardless.
Analysis: Wade released a statement Saturday calling James ''my brother,'' and saying he knows James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers was not an easy one for the four-time NBA MVP. Together, James, Wade and Chris Bosh went to the NBA Finals in each of their four Miami seasons together, winning the championship twice. James announced Friday he is leaving for the Cavaliers, and hours later Bosh agreed to a five-year, $118 million deal to stay with the Heat.

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