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LOOK: Miami celebrates Dwyane Wade’s Heat jersey retirement

Feb 23, 2020 - 1:31 PM

The Miami Heat pull out all the stops in their tribute to the man responsible for all 3 franchise championships

epa08239349 Former Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade addresses the crowd during his jersey retirement ceremony prior to the game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, USA 22 February 2020. EPA-EFE/RHONA WISE SHUTTERSTOCK OUT

Dwyane Wade reveals his 12-year-old a transgender child

Feb 12, 2020 - 10:06 AM

Former NBA superstar Dwyane Wade proves to be an All-Star father as well

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. Dwyane Wade recalls how his child Zion, now called Zaya, came out to him. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron still 'tore up' over shock Kobe death, says pal Wade

Jan 30, 2020 - 12:56 PM

Dwyane Wade says LeBron James wants people to know that 'all of us were trying to do our very best' to make Kobe Bryant proud

Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Shaq, West among NBA icons grieving Kobe at empty arena

Jan 29, 2020 - 10:43 AM

Grief-stricken NBA legends weep in a touching tribute as they mourn Kobe Bryant at an empty Staples Center

Photo from Reggie Miller's Instagram

LOOK: LeBron, CP3, Melo turn up antics in Wade's final game

Apr 11, 2019 - 2:01 PM

LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony ham it up with Dwyane Wade as their long-time pal plays his final NBA game

 TOP SQUAD. Dwyane Wade (second from left) gets a lot of love from best friends and league stars (from left) Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and LeBron James in his farewell match. Photo from NBA Twitter

Miami exit spoils Wade farewell as Detroit inches closer

Apr 10, 2019 - 11:58 AM

Dwyane Wade gets an emotional send-off in his final home game as Heat bow out

STELLAR. Dwyane Wade drops 30 points in his last game at the Miami arena. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Dwyane Wade thankful for 'purple shirt guy'

Mar 07, 2019 - 4:28 PM

Playing one last time in Charlotte, Dwyane Wade thanks the 'purple shirt guy' who 'added to the legend' of his career

TRIGGERED. Heckling Dwyane Wade turns out to be a wrong move or ‘The Purple Shirt Guy.’ Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Wade hits buzzer-beater as Heat foil Warriors comeback

Feb 28, 2019 - 12:09 PM

'I'm overwhelmed right now. It has been a while since I had a moment like that,' says Dwyane Wade after playing hero for the Miami Heat

LEGEND. It can’t get any better for Miami Heat icon Dwyane Wade. Photo from NBA Twitter

Wade, Nowitzki leave lasting mark in final All-Star Game

Feb 18, 2019 - 8:38 PM

The Heat star conspires with old buddy LeBron James for some highlight plays, while the Mavericks icon shows off his deadly three-point sniping

LEGENDS. Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade suit up in their last All-Star Game. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)

Wade, Nowitzki All-Star inclusion a fan idea

Feb 18, 2019 - 7:37 AM

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the All-Star stint of icons Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki came from an email suggestion

ICONS. NBA veterans Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki spice up the All-star showcase. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Nowitzki, Wade added to rosters for NBA All-Star Game

Feb 02, 2019 - 1:33 PM

For embodying 'the best of the NBA,' iconic veterans Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade have been named as special roster additions in the 2019 All-Star Game

LAST DANCE. Dwyane Wade gets to strut his stuff again in his farewell season as Dirk Nowitzki also plays in what could be his final year. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Wade powers Heat to blowout win over Celtics

Jan 11, 2019 - 1:02 PM

Playing his final NBA season, Dwyane Wade turns back the clock against the Celtics

ON FIRE. Dwyane Wade shoots 8-of-12 from the floor for a 19-point finish. Photo from Miami Heat Twitter

LOOK: All love for D-Wade in final NBA matchup with LeBron

Dec 11, 2018 - 2:33 PM

It's Dwyane Wade's #OneLastDance with his best friend LeBron James

#OneLastDance. This is Dwayne Wade's final matchup with his dear friend LeBron James. Photo from The Lakers

NBA veteran Wade and wife welcome baby daughter

Nov 09, 2018 - 10:14 AM

'Welcome to the party sweet girl,' Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade says after the arrival of his baby with actress Gabrielle Union

SWEET BUNDLE. Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union welcome their first child together. Photo from Wade’s Twitter account

Dwyane Wade set to retire next season

Aug 15, 2018 - 7:22 PM

The Miami Heat legend chooses to end his career where it all started

FAREWELL SEASON. Miami star Dwyane Wade returns for a one-year deal before retiring. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Dwyane Wade turns in vintage performance as Heat burn Sixers in Game 2

Apr 17, 2018 - 11:51 AM

The 36-year-old NBA champion turns back the clock on the way to a 28-point outburst in 25 minutes

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 16: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat watches his shot in the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers during Game Two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoff at Wells Fargo Center on April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Heat defeated the 76ers 113-103. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

Winners and losers at the close of NBA trading

Feb 09, 2018 - 8:17 PM

Here's how Rappler Sports grades the deals which rocked the NBA on trading deadline day

GOODBYE, HELLO. Los Angeles Lakers ship Jordan Clarkson to Cleveland. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron says Cavs ready to relaunch after shaky season start

Nov 02, 2017 - 6:00 AM

The Cavs hit the reset button on their season after a 3-4 start

ROCKY START. The Cleveland Cavaliers call a team meeting to figure out what's going wrong after 3 straight losses. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James and revamped super-team Cavs look to unseat dominant Warriors

Oct 15, 2017 - 2:49 PM

After being overpowered by Golden State last season, the Cavs added Dwyane Wade, Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder, among others

NEW AND IMPROVED. After losing to the Warriors in the finals for the second time in 3 seasons, LeBron James and the Cavs have revamped their roster in a big way. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Wade on reuniting with buddy LeBron: 'We're like peanut butter and jelly'

Sep 30, 2017 - 12:37 PM

The overhauled roster in Cleveland now includes Derrick Rose, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Jose Calderon and Wade

BACK TOGETHER. Dwyane Wade and LeBron James won two titles together in Miami and will play together once more in Cleveland. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Dwyane Wade wants to retire with Miami Heat

Sep 29, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Dwyane Wade says he wants to end his career where he began it

YOU CAN ALWAYS GO HOME. Dwyane Wade may be heading to Cleveland, but he hopes the final stop of his NBA career is in Miami. File photo by AFP/Christian Petersen.

LeBron James hopes Dwyane Wade joins Cavs

Sep 26, 2017 - 12:04 PM

'I would love to have D-Wade a part of this team,' says LeBron James.

REUNION POSSIBLE. LeBron James hopes to reunite with Dwyane Wade, with whom he won two NBA titles. Photo from the NBA on ESPN Facebook page

Dwyane Wade and Bulls to part ways

Sep 25, 2017 - 2:06 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs and his former Miami Heat team could all make a pitch for Wade.

LEAVING TOWN. Dwyane Wade has reached a buyout agreement with the Bulls, making his stay in Chicago a one-and-done. File photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

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Mar 17, 2017 - 8:33 PM

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Dwyane Wade out for season with fractured elbow

Mar 17, 2017 - 1:20 AM

Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade will miss the rest of the season with a small fracture in his elbow

OUT FOR SEASON. Dwyane Wade will have to watch from the sidelines as the Bulls seek to pull forward into a playoff spot. File photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Dwyane Wade can still soar sky high, posterizes Len

Feb 25, 2017 - 7:02 PM

Wade may be 35 years old but he just put Alex Len on a timeless poster

RAGING BULL. Rumors of D-Wade's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Heat cruise past besieged Bulls

Jan 28, 2017 - 1:26 PM

Things continue to get bad for Chicago which drops another home game to the Miami Heat

Rondo rips Butler, Wade for blaming tough loss on Bulls teammates

Jan 27, 2017 - 12:30 PM

After Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler openly criticized the team s younger players Rajon Rondo made his displeasure known on Instagram

RAGING BULL. Rajon Rondo wasn't too pleased after Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade blasted the team's younger players, saying on Instagram that his Boston Celtics veteran teammates before wouldn't have done that. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Aldridge spurs San Antonio past Raptors

Jan 25, 2017 - 12:33 PM

In other NBA action D Wade leads Chicago past Orlando Blake Griffin returns for the Clippers against Philadelphia and the Washington Boston rivalry opens a new page

Bosh could reunite with Wade with the Bulls: report

Jan 21, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Chris Bosh who has not played since last February due to blood clots will likely be released by the Heat in the coming weeks

REUNION COMING? Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh could reunite as the Chicago Bulls have reportedly shown interest in signing Bosh. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James leads all-star voting with over a million votes

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:27 PM

LeBron is the head of the pack with Milwaukee s Giannis Antetokounmpo in second among frontcourt players

POPULAR PLAYER. LeBron James is the first player this season to crack one million All-Star fan votes. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Bulls rally to beat Raptors behind Butler's 42 points

Jan 08, 2017 - 1:48 PM

The Chicago Bulls come back from a 19 point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors in overtime

LATE RALLY. The Chicago Bulls' third straight win pulls the team above .500 at 19-18. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Dwyane Wade credits early career success to Shaq

Dec 23, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Wade and Shaq won the Miami Heat its first franchise title back in 2006

Jimmy Butler on a mission to carve his own Chicago Bulls legacy

Dec 22, 2016 - 1:13 PM

The face of today’s Bulls franchise doesn’t want to be known just as someone who played on the same team as Jordan and Pippen

Bulls send Spurs to first road loss of season

Dec 09, 2016 - 5:31 PM

The Spurs were one road win short of the record to start a season before running into the Bulls

RAGING BULLS. Rajon Rondo (R) finished just short of a triple double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Honeymoon over for Cavs as they lose third straight game

Dec 03, 2016 - 4:02 PM

The defending NBA champion Cavs fall to the Bulls for their third straight loss

LeBron James says that 'it's time to play some real ball' after his team slid to a third straight defeat. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Dwyane Wade beats the Heat in Miami return

Nov 11, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Wade hits two clutch free throws down the stretch to beat his former team in his first game back in Miami

WELCOME BACK. Dwyane Wade, a 3-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat now playing for the Chicago Bulls, shares a moment with Miami's Justise Winslow after defeating his former team. Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images/AFP

Bulls' Wade primed for first return to Miami since leaving Heat

Nov 10, 2016 - 12:11 PM

Dwyane Wade makes return to Miami as an opposing player for the first time after spending 13 years with the Heat franchise

HOMECOMING PARTY. Dwyane Wade hit almost as many 3-pointers in his Bulls debut as he did last season for the Miami Heat. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

Porzingis sparks Knicks over Bulls in Rose and Noah's return

Nov 05, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Noah and Rose also step up as the Knicks get their second win of the season

NBA: Bulls trample Nets to remain unbeaten

Nov 01, 2016 - 4:03 PM

It s Chicago s first 3 0 start since the 1996 97 season and it comes despite fears that off season changes might see the Bulls take some time to click

Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls passes the ball against Sean Kilpatrick of the Brooklyn Nets during the first half at Barclays Center on October 31, 2016 in New York City. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Contrite Dwyane Wade fined $25,000 for throat-slash gesture

Oct 29, 2016 - 11:28 AM

Wade made the gesture with his right hand after sinking a 3 pointer with 26 3 seconds remaining in the Bulls season opening win over the Boston Celtics

THROAT-SLASH. Dwyane Wade of the Chicago Bulls reacts to a 3-point shot late in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at the United Center on October 27, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Dwyane Wade practices jumper while teams scuffle

Oct 28, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Wade takes time during a testy moment involving Jae Crowder and Jimmy Butler to work on his shooting touch

NO TIME FOR THAT. Dwyane Wade can't be bothered to break up potential fights when there are jump shots to practice. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

Dwyane Wade makes Chicago Bulls debut in style

Oct 28, 2016 - 5:47 PM

Dwyane Wade scores 22 points points including 4 3 pointers as the Bulls win over the Boston Celtics

HOMECOMING PARTY. Dwyane Wade hit almost as many 3-pointers in his Bulls debut as he did last season for the Miami Heat. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

Heat exec Riley admits Wade's exit left him 'floored'

Jul 17, 2016 - 1:53 PM

Miami Heat president Pat Riley admits he regrets not taking a more active role in talks to retain Dwyane Wade

WADE OUT. Pat Riley admits he should have taken the lead in trying to keep Dwyane Wade in Miami. File photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images/AFP

NBA stars use ESPY Awards platform to call for end to violence

Jul 14, 2016 - 1:13 PM

LeBron James Dwyane Wade Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul take a stand and deliver a powerful message at the ESPY awards

Dwyane Wade agrees to join Chicago Bulls - report

Jul 07, 2016 - 12:06 PM

Dwyane Wade will leave the Miami Heat to play for his hometown team

NBA: Durant, Wade, Duncan make first moves to future

Jun 30, 2016 - 1:43 PM

NBA free agency is set to begin soon and marquee players have taken some steps towards where they will end up

DeRozan shines as Raptors take 3-2 series lead over Heat

May 12, 2016 - 2:34 PM

DeMar DeRozan tallies 34 points as the Toronto Raptors seize a 3 2 lead in their Eastern Conference series with a 99 91 win

RAPTORS WIN. DeMar DeRozan did his part to put the Heat on the edge of elimination. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

NBA: Wade powers Heat past Raptors in overtime

May 10, 2016 - 1:39 PM

Thanks to the performance of Dwyane Wade Miami ties its series against Toronto at 2 2

Raptors break even with Heat in Game 2

May 06, 2016 - 1:40 PM

The series swings to Miami for Game 3 with the Raptors and Heat tied at 1 1

HEATING UP. DeMar DeRozan, DeMarre Carroll and the Toronto Raptors pulled out a Game 2 win in overtime. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP