Olympics Photo of the Day

Monday, June 1, 2009

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Tyrone Wade (born January 17, 1982) is an American basketball player. was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended college at Marquette University on a scholarship. He was on scholarship for basketball but he did not play his first year because of academic problems. The next year he started on Marquette and led them to a pretty good season. The year after that he lead the Marquette Golden Eagles to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament. After that he went on to the NBA and was selected as the 5th pick overall in the NBA draft by the Miami Heat. From there he had a average rookie season in the NBA averaging 15 PPG (points per game) and 6 APG (assists per game). After only a few years he emerged into a superstar leading the Miami Heat to a national championship.