Historical Dwyane Wade Milestones
Selected fifth overall in the 2003 NBA Draft by Pat Riley and the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade is now one of the top overall players in the National Basketball Association. Since his rookie season, Wade has become one of the most accomplished and celebrated players in the league. Despite being overshadowed by the hype of fellow rookies, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, Wade produced a very solid rookie season with 16.2 points per game average earned him a third-place finish in Rookie of the Year voting. In the following seasons, Dwyane Wade emerged as one of the most prominent players in the NBA as he averaged 27.2 points per game to lead the Heat to the 2005 NBA Playoffs. Alongside Shaq, Wade took Miami to victory over the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference Finals to advance to the NBA Finals against the high-powered Dallas Mavericks. With his team down 0-2 to Dallas, Wade delivered some of the greatest individual performances the NBA Finals had ever witnessed as he lead his team in games three, four and five by scoring 42, 36 and 43 points respectively. The Heat went on to take the series 4-2 for the franchise's first league title and Wade was awarded the 2006 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award. After winning his first championship, Wade continued to dominate the court as he recorded a number of achievements, including his title as the 2009 NBA scoring champion. Upon the arrival of the Big Three Era, Dwyane Wade changed the game of basketball with his teammates, LeBron James and Chris Bosh. Just the second season into their union, the Big Three and the Heat defeated a plethora of championship contenders on their journey to the 2012 NBA Finals. After dropping Game 1 to the OKC Thunder, Wade averaged 22.6 points per game to help the Heat to victory and secure his second NBA title. Despite how beloved he became to Miami Heat fans in his 13 years in the sunshine, Wade moved to the Chicago Bulls in 2016 and gained another devoted fan base. In 2017 he teamed up with LeBron James again, this time reuniting in Cleveland to help the Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals yet again.
Dwyane Wade has cemented himself as one of the NBA's most electrifying and talented players. Along with his stellar defensive play and a dominant Miami Heat squad, Wade will continue to be one of the faces of the basketball long after his eventual retirement. Dwyane Wade along with other basketball sensations, such as teammates James and Bosh, has seen the demand for their memorabilia skyrocket coinciding with the Heat's ascending worldwide popularity. This trend will continue in coming years as the aforementioned superstars reach the prime of their careers and Wade affirms his legacy. Between his on-court success and a place etched in basketball history, there is no better addition to any sports collection than timeless Dwyane Wade Memorabilia.
Collecting Dwyane Wade Memorabilia