Dwyane Wade

Position: Guard
Height: 6’4” (194 cm)
Weight: 212 lbs. (96 kg)
NBA Team: Miami Heat
School: Marquette University

USA BASKETBALL NOTES

  • Gold Medal: 2008 Olympic Games.
  • Bronze Medal: 2006 FIBA World Championship, 2004 Olympic Games.
  • Named a finalist for the 2012 USA Men’s Olympic Team on Jan. 16, 2012.
  • Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on Feb. 10, 2010.
  • Member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team that finished 8-0 and won the gold medal. Averaged a team best 16.0 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 1.9 apg. and 2.3 spg.
  • Member of the 2008 USA Senior National Team that finished pre-Olympic tour with a 5-0 record. Averaged a team best 18.0 ppg., 3.0 rpg., 2.4 apg. and 2.2 spg.
  • Attended the 2007 USA training camp and the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship but was unable to participate in either after under-going a pair of successful surgeries May 15 to repair his dislocated left shoulder and a debridement and repair of his left patella tendon.
  • Helped lead USA to an 8-1 record and bronze medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan and was named a tri-captain of the 2006 USA World Championship Team.
  • Averaged in the World Championship a team second best 19.3 ppg., 22.9 minutes a game, 3.1 rpg., 2.8 apg., 1.6 spg., and shot 57.6 percent from the field.
  • His 154 points for a 19.3 ppg. scoring average ranks sixth in points scored and fifth for scoring average all-time by a USA player in World Championship play.
  • His 32 point effort against Argentina in the bronze medal game ranks tied for 4th for USA single-game scoring. His 13 made field goals in that contest also tied a U.S. team record.
  • Finished the 2006 FIBA World Championship ranked seventh in scoring.
  • Helped lead the USA Senior National Team to a 5-0 record during its pre-World Championship tour averaging 12.2 ppg., 4.0 apg. and 2.6 spg
  • Named on March 5, 2006, to the 2006-2008 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team program.
  • Named to the 2004 USA Basketball Senior National Team on July 8, 2004.
  • Member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic basketball team that finished 5-3 and won the bronze medal. Played in all of the USA's eight Olympic games, averaged 7.3 ppg., 1.9 rpg., 2.4 apg. and 2.1 spg.
  • Played in all six games during the 2004 Senior National Team exhibition tour and averaged 4.8 ppg., 1.7 rpg., a team second best 4.0 apg.
  • During the USA Senior National Team's exhibition tour, had seven points and eight assists versus Puerto Rico (7/31/2004) and nine points and four assists against Turkey (8/8/2004).

NBA HONORS

  • Named All-NBA first team two times (2009 and 2010).
  • Named All-NBA second team three times (2005, 2006 and 2011).
  • Named All-NBA third team in 2007 and 2012.
  • Named MVP of the 2006 Finals after averaging 34.7 ppg., 7.8 rpg., 3.8 apg., 2.67 spg., while shooting 46.8 percent from the floor and leading Miami to the franchise’s first NBA title.
  • Named NBA All-Defensive second team three times (2005, 2009 and 2010).
  • Named NBA All-Rookie first team in 2003.
  • Has played in eight consecutive NBA All-Star Games (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012).
  • Voted a starter for the 2012 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Team, recorded just the third triple-double in NBA All-Star history with 24 points (11-15 FGs), 10 rebounds, 10 assists in 33 minutes.
  • Voted a starter for the 2011 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Team, recorded 14 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal in 20 minutes.
  • Voted MVP of the 2010 NBA All-Star Game and accounted for a game high 28 points, 6 rebounds and 11 assists in 29 minutes to lead the Eastern Conference to a 141-139 win.
  • Participated in the 2008 PlayStation Skills Challenge.
  • Voted a starting member of the 2007 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Team and accounted for 10 points,a game high 6steals, and 3 assists in 24 minutes.
  • Additionally, in the 2007 All-Star Saturday action, took home the PlayStation Skills Challenge title for the second straight year,.
  • As a starting member of the 2006 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Team, hit the game winning shot and recorded 20 points on 9-11 shooting from the floor, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 30 minutes.
  • Won the 2006 PlayStation Skills Challenge, defeating LeBron James in the final round by completing the obstacle course in 26.1 seconds to James' 33.7-second time.
  • Named a starter for the East in the 2005 NBA All-Star Game and recorded 14 points.
  • Started for the Sophomores in the 2005 Rookie Challenge Game.
  • Started for the first-year players in the 2004 Rookie Challenge Game at All-Star Weekend.
  • Joined USA National teammates Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James as an unanimous selection to the 2004 NBA All-Rookie first team and was third in Rookie of the Year voting.
  • Honored with the NBA Community Assist Award for August 2007. Despite his busy summer working his way back from knee and shoulder surgery, Wade hosted seven community outreach initiatives, five of which were part of “A Week of Wade's World in South Florida,” during the month of August.

NBA MILESTONES

  • Named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year for 2006, becoming the seventh professional basketball player to be honored.
  • Helped lead Miami to the 2006 NBA Championship.
  • Owns Miami Heat single season records for points scored (2,040 in 2005-06), scoring average (27.4 ppg. in 2005-06), field goals made (699 -m2005-06) and free throws made (629 in 2005-06) and attempted (803 in 2005-06)
  • In his first three seasons he played in 50 postseason games and scored 1,272 points which ranks as the most points ever scored by a player in the NBA in his first three seasons.
  • 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).
  • Owns the Heat single-season records for points scored (2,040 in 2005-06), scoring average (27.2 ppg. in 2005-06) and free throws made (629 in 2005-06).

NBA NOTES

  • Completed in 2011-12 his ninth NBA season, all with the Miami Heat.
  • Has played in 596 career games, started 588 games, and averaged 25.2 ppg., 5.1 rpg., 6.2 apg., 1.8 spg., 1.0 bpg., while shooting 49.7 percent from the field, 29.1 percent from 3-point and 77.0 percent from the foul line.
  • Has appeared and started in 87 career postseason games, holds career playoff averages of 25.9 ppg, 5.7 rpg., 5.6 apg., 1.1 bpg., 1.6 spg.
  • Boasts of career highs of 55 points (New York 04/12/09), 16 rebounds (New York 01/27/11), 16 assists (2 times), 5 blocked shots (5 times) and 7 steals (Cleveland 03/02/09).
  • Helped lead Miami to an Eastern Conference second best 46-20 record, 1st place finish in the Southeast Division and the 2012 NBA Playoffs.
  • Played and started in all 21 Miami 2010-11 Playoff games and averaged 39.4 mpg., 24.5 ppg., 7.1 rpg., 4.4 apg., 1.3 bpg., 1.6 spg., shot 48.5 percent from the field, 26.9 percent from 3-point and 77.7 percent from the foul line.
  • Started and played in 49 games in 2011-12, averaged 33.2 minutes, 22.1 ppg., 4.8 rpg., 4.6 apg., 1.3 bpg., 1.7 spg., shot 49.7 percent from the field, 26.8 percent from 3-point and 79.1 percent from the foul line.
  • Finished 2011-12 ranked 13th in the NBA in steals per game, 13th in efficiency ranking, 19th in field goal percentage, 21st in free throws made, 22nd in free throws attempted, 27th in points scored, 27th in field goals made, 32nd in field goals attempted, 42nd in minute per game.
  • Listed in the top five among rookies in five major statistical categories, Ranked second in field goal percentage, second in steals, third in scoring, third in efficiency rating (15.26), forth in assists, and listed fourth in minutes, seventh in blocks per game, 11th in rebounds per game and 12th in free throw percentage.
  • In the 2004 Rookie Challenge Game held during All-Star Weekend, finished with 22 points on 11-16 shooting from the floor, four assists, three rebounds in 26 minutes for the Rookies.
  • Set a Heat rookie record for scoring average and tied rookie record for most 30 point games in a season with three.
  • Set a Miami rookie single-game record with 15 field goals made against Atlanta on Feb. 15 and matched the AmericanAirlines Arena single-game record, and recorded a career-high six steals against New Orleans on Mar. 16 to tie the AmericanAirlines Arena single-game record.
  • Became on Oct. 28, 2003, at Philadelphia the youngest player to ever start on opening night for the Heat (21 years old).
  • Was drafted in the first round, No. 5 overall, of the 2003 NBA Draft by Miami.
  • Became an early entry candidate after two collegiate seasons at Marquette University.

COLLEGIATE NOTES

  • Played two collegiate seasons at Marquette University, started 65 games and averaged of 19.7 ppg., 6.5 rpg., 3.9 apg., 2.3 spg., while shooting 49.4 percent from the floor, 33.3 from 3-point, and 74.5 percent from the foul line.
  • Compiled 1,281 points and ranks as Marquette's 20th all-time scorer, ninth for steals (150) and blocked shots (79).
  • Unanimous 2003 All-American, including The Associated Press first team, becoming Marquette's first such selection since 1978; the 2003 Wooden Award All-America Team and was one of five finalists for the Wooden Award; also named 2003 Conference USA Player of the Year and All-Conference USA first team.
  • As a junior (2002-03) led Marquette to a 27-6 record and the NCAA Final Four, averaged 21.5 ppg., 6.3 rpg., 4.4 apg., 2.15 spg., 1.3 bpg., and shot 50.1 percent from the field, 77.9 from the free throw line, and played 32.1 minutes a game.
  • As a junior (2002-03) led Conference USA and ranked 22nd in the NCAA in scoring, and also set a Marquette single season scoring record compiling 710 points. Ranked second in the conference in steals, eighth in assists, 10th in field goal percentage and 11th in free throw percentage.
  • Was named MVP of the 2003 Midwest Regional, averaging 25.5 ppg., 7.5 apg., and 7.0 rpg. in wins over Pittsburgh and Kentucky.
  • In win over Kentucky in the Midwest Regional final, he posted a triple-double, recording 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in the 83-69 upset victory. The triple-double was the first at Marquette since 1994 and just the third in NCAA Tournament history.
  • As a sophomore during the 2001-02 season led team in scoring (17.8 ppg.), rebounding (6.6 rpg.) and steals (2.47 spg.), added 3.4 apg., shot 48.7 percent from the floor and 34.6 percent from 3-point. Earned All-Conference USA First Team honors and All-America honorable mention.
  • Sat out the 2000-01 season as an NCAA partial qualifier.
  • Had his No. 3 Marquette jersey retired on Feb. 3, 2007.

PERSONAL NOTES

  • Born January 17, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Full name is Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr.
  • Nicknamed “Flash” by former Heat teammate Shaquille O’Neal.
  • Has two sons, Zaire and Zion.
  • Shared USA Weekend Magazine's 15th Annual Most Caring Athlete Award in October 2007 with Phoenix guard Steve Nash.
  • Received the Father of the Year Award in June 2007 from the Father’s Day and Mother’s Day Council, Inc.
  • Attended Richards High in Oak Lawn, Illinois.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2008 OLY
8/0
47- 70
.671
8- 17
.471
26- 41
.634
32/ 4.0
128/16.0
1.9
0.1
2.3
2008 SNT
5/1
34- 47
.723
5- 7
.714
17- 23
.739
15/ 3.0
90/18.0
2.4
0.2
2.2
2006 WC
9/8
64- 127
.504
22- 50
.440
29- 46
.630
33/ 3.7
179/19.9
1.6
0.0
1.9
2006 SNT
5/3
31- 55
.564
8- 17
.471
14- 19
.737
11/ 2.2
84/16.8
1.0
0.2
1.4
2004 OLY
7/0
7- 28
.250
2- 11
.182
1- 2
.500
11/ 1.6
17/2.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
2004 SNT
6/0
20- 52
.385
5- 17
.294
17- 21
.810
17/ 2.8
62/10.3
2.0
0.3
0.9
Totals
40/12
203- 379
.536
50- 119
.420
104- 152
.684
119/ 3.0
560/14.0
1.5
0.1
1.5
  • 2008 OLY - 2008 U.S. Olympic Games Team, Beijing, China (the USA finished 8-0 and won the gold medal).
  • 2008 SNT - 2008 USA Basketball Senior National Team (the USA compiled a 5-0 record).
  • 2006 WC - 2006 USA World Championship Team (the USA finished 8-1 and won the bronze medal).
  • 2006 SNT - 2006 USA Basketball Senior National Team (the USA compiled a 5-0 record).
  • 2004 OLY - 2004 US Olympic Games Team, Athens, Greece (the USA finished 5-3 and won the bronze medal).
  • 2004 SNT - 2004 USA Basketball Senior National Team (the USA compiled a 5-1 record).
NBA Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2011-12
49/ 49
416- 837
.497
15- 56
.268
235- 297
.791
225/ 4.8
1082/ 22.1
4.6
1.3
1.7
2010-11
76/ 76
692-1384
.500
63- 206
.306
494- 652
.758
485/ 6.4
1941/ 25.5
4.6
1.1
1.5
2009-10
77/ 77
719-1511
.476
73- 243
.300
534- 702
.761
373/ 4.8
2045/ 26.6
6.5
1.1
1.8
2008-09
79/ 79
854-1739
.491
88- 278
.371
590- 771
.765
398/ 5.0
2386/ 30.2
7.5
1.3
2.2
2007-08
51/ 49
439- 937
.469
22- 77
.286
354- 467
.758
214/ 4.2
1254/ 24.6
6.9
0.7
1.7
2006-07
51/ 50
472- 962
.491
21- 79
.266
432- 535
.807
239/ 4.7
1397/ 27.4
7.5
1.2
2.1
2005-06
75/ 75
699-1413
.495
13- 76
.171
629- 803
.783
430/ 5.7
2040/ 27.2
6.7
0.8
2.0
2004-05
77/ 77
630-1318
.478
13- 45
.289
581- 762
.762
397/ 5.2
1854/ 24.1
6.8
1.0
1.6
2003-04
61/ 56
371- 798
.465
16- 53
.302
233- 312
.747
275/ 4.0
991/ 16.2
4.0
0.6
1.4
Totals
596/588
5292-10,899
.497
324-1113
.291
4082-5301
.770
3020/ 5.1
14,990/ 25.2
6.2
1.0
1.8
 
College Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2002-03
33/ 33
251- 501
.501
14- 44
.318
194- 249
.779
209/ 6.3
710/ 21.5
4.4
1.3
2.2
2001-02
32/ 32
223- 458
.487
18- 52
.346
107- 155
.690
211/ 6.6
571/ 17.8
2.4
1.1
2.5
Totals
65/ 65
474- 959
.494
32- 96
.333
301- 404
.745
420/ 6.5
1281/ 19.7
3.9
1.2
2.3