Dwyane Wade is set to retire at the end of this NBA season, Tuesday is his final home game (barring the team making the playoffs-two games remaining and they're one game out of the playoff picture).

He's been a player that's transcended the game, all season long he's been swapping jerseys with opposing players as a sign of mutual respect. In this recent commercial, he's seen swapping more than just a jersey but a piece of people he's had such a profound impact on during his time playing the game of basketball.

I'm one of those old school New York Knicks fans and there isn't a team I dislike more in the NBA more than the Miami Heat but I've always respected the hell out of Dwyane Wade as a player and as a person.

And yes, I did tear up watching this and if you didn't I question if your tear ducts are working properly or not.

Here are some of Dwade's career achievements:

  • Three-time NBA Champion (2006, 2012, 2013)
  • Five NBA Finals appearances
  • 2006 Finals MVP
  • Thirteen-time NBA All-Star
  • Two-time NBA Scoring Leader (2009, 2010)
  • Eight-time All NBA-First team: 2009, 2010. Second Team: 2005, 2006, 2011. Third Team: 2007, 2012, 2013
  • Three-time All NBA Defensive Second Team (2005, 2009, 2010)
  • The only player 6'4" and under with 700 career blocks
  •  #10 All-Time NBA Playoff Scoring
  • 20,221 career points with the Miami Heat

 

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