Video: Warriors play video tribute for Heat’s Dwyane Wade
Below is look at the tribute video from inside the Oracle Arena, per Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. The video featured Wade’s accomplishments which include three championships for the Heat. Apart from which, his classic slam dunks and game-winners were also included in the reel.
Warriors’ Wade tribute: pic.twitter.com/a8eEk1gADz
— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) February 11, 2019
Via Twitter, the Heat posted a close-up view of Wade’s reaction towards the tribute video. They also thanked the Warriors for the classy act.
An awesome tribute and ovation for @dwyanewade inside Oracle Arena!
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 11, 2019
Prior to the start of the season, the 13-time all-star announced that this season will be his final year in the NBA. After he broke the news, various players and teams sent Wade heartfelt messages and tributes.
They thanked Wade for his 16 years in the league. Some confessed that Wade was their favorite player growing up. Others reiterated that he’s the third greatest shooting guard of all-time, right behind Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan.
It’s always nice to see players and teams set aside whatever bitter emotions they have for a certain player. Wherever one looks at it, Dwyane Wade is a legend in the sport. It’s only right that people respect and recognize what he’s done throughout the course of his career.