At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Wade led the United States men's basketball team, commonly known as the "Redeem Team", in scoring and helped them capture the gold medal.
In the 2008–09 season, Wade led the league in scoring and earned his first NBA scoring title.
With Le Bron James and Chris Bosh, Wade helped guide Miami to four consecutive NBA Finals from 2011 to 2014, winning back-to-back championships in 20.
Wade turned to basketball and football to avoid the ubiquitous temptations of drug and gang activity, with his father often taking him to play basketball in the park.
He has credited Tragil as the person most responsible for his childhood upbringing and for steering him in the right direction.
After the season, he was named to the All-America First Team by the Associated Press; Wade is the first Marquette basketball player since 1978 to do so.
Wade's performance during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2003 NCAA Tournament was highly publicized by the national press.
born January 17, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player.