NBA: Miami Heat to celebrate veteran Dwyane Wade’s career in February by retiring No 3 jersey, releasing documentary

Wade will be the fifth former Heat player to have his jersey retired by the team, joining Alonzo Mourning, Tim Hardaway, Shaquille O’Neal and Chris Bosh

The Associated Press January 08, 2020 09:29:48 IST
NBA: Miami Heat to celebrate veteran Dwyane Wade’s career in February by retiring No 3 jersey, releasing documentary
  • The Miami Heat will celebrate Dwyane Wade’s career with a three-day series of tributes next month, including the retirement of his No 3 jersey and a viewing of the documentary that chronicles his final season

  • The jersey will go to the rafters when the Heat play the Cleveland Cavaliers on 22 February

  • Wade will be the fifth former Heat player to have his jersey retired by the team, joining Alonzo Mourning, Tim Hardaway, Shaquille O’Neal and Chris Bosh

Miami: The Miami Heat will celebrate Dwyane Wade’s career with a three-day series of tributes next month, including the retirement of his No 3 jersey and a viewing of the documentary that chronicles his final season.

NBA Miami Heat to celebrate veteran Dwyane Wades career in February by retiring No 3 jersey releasing documentary

File image of Dwyane Wade. Reuters

A tribute to some of his best moments will be held on 21 February. The jersey will go to the rafters when the Heat play the Cleveland Cavaliers on 22 February. And the documentary covering his on- and off-court life will be shown at the team’s arena on 23 February.

Wade will be the fifth former Heat player to have his jersey retired by the team, joining Alonzo Mourning, Tim Hardaway, Shaquille O’Neal and Chris Bosh. The Heat previously announced that LeBron James eventually will have his Heat jersey retired as well.

Wade played 16 seasons in the NBA, most of them with Miami. He helped the Heat win NBA titles in 2006, 2012 and 2013 and is the leading scorer in team history.

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