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Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade
Position: G
Born: 01/17/82
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:212 lbs. / 96.2 kg.
Salary: $2,393,887
Dwyane Wade had a very special person following him around during his final All-Star Weekend. It’s the same person who was with Wade at his introductory press conference with the South Florida media in 2003. The 37-year-old Wade was 21 when he was drafted by the Heat. His 17-year-old son, Zaire, was just a 1-year-old at the time. And 16 years after Wade’s introductory press conference, Zaire was right by his side just like when Wade’s NBA career began. Almost everywhere Wade went in Charlotte during his final All-Star Weekend before retiring at the end of the season, Zaire was with him.
“A lot of people asked me about this weekend and what I was looking forward to, I was looking forward to sharing this with my son,” Wade said, with the Heat resuming practice Wednesday before beginning its post-break schedule on Thursday against the 76ers. “I didn’t mean no disrespect to my other kids or my wife or my mom or anybody, but me and Zaire started this thing together. I was a 19-year-old father. To be able to be here at 37 and have my 17-year-old son be here, and really understand what’s going and be very close to his next level after high school coming soon. I wanted to give him this inspiration.”
From hanging out with LeBron James in the locker room to taking lessons from James Harden on the art of the step-back three to warming up with Team LeBron before Sunday’s All-Star Game, Wade included Zaire in almost every aspect of his final All-Star experience as a player. Wade finished his final All-Star Game with seven points, two rebounds and four assists in 10:27 of action. “It means a lot because when I was born, I’ve been through all the years with him,” Zaire said. “I’ve been through all the All-Stars. But this one is different. It’s special, it’s his last one. So I’m glad to finish it with him.”