Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. (born January 17, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). His nicknames include Flash” and “D-Wade”. Wade was named 2006 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated. Despite the unorthodox spelling Wade’s first name is pronounced as Dwayne; often in print media it is misspelled as such. Wade has established himself as one of the more well-known and popular players in the league. He had the top selling jersey in the NBA for nearly two years until the mid-point of the 2006-07 NBA season. “