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Dwyane Wade | Guard

Team: Miami Heat
Age / DOB:  (33) / 1/17/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
College: Marquette
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Dwyane Wade took over Sunday's game while playing through a knee injury, dropping a game-high 40 points on 14-of-27 FGs and 12-of-13 FTs in 36 minutes of action.
His knee was drained on Saturday but he still suited up for the short-handed Heat, who began Sunday with a one-game cushion for the No. 7 seed. To his fantasy owners' delight, Wade added six boards, four assists and one steal with only one turnover. We're leaving him off the injury report in advance of Tuesday's game, but owners should double-check his status as a precaution. Mar 29 - 8:51 PM

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Dwyane Wade (knee) will be in the starting lineup vs. the Pistons on Sunday.

He just had his knee drained on Saturday, so this is thrilling news for his owners. Wade belongs in all lineups while he is healthy, but his owners will want to keep a close eye on the injury report moving forward. Mario Chalmers' value takes a hit with this news, while Tyler Johnson should see fewer minutes as well.
Mar 29 - 5:17 PM

Dwyane Wade (knee) is questionable to play against the Pistons on Sunday.

He had his knee drained today and the Heat are hopeful to have him for the final 10 games of the season. Still, if he's not ready, they aren't going to play him at much less than 100 percent. His fantasy owners will have to check back for an update and might want to plan for him not being ready to go. Tyler Johnson and Mario Chalmers would get his minutes while Goran Dragic would run the offense.
Mar 28 - 6:01 PM

Dwyane Wade said that he has a lot of fluid in his knee, and he is still scheduled to have it drained on Saturday.

"I have a lot of fluid," Wade Said. "In a perfect world I would love to get some fluid out." This obviously isn't thrilling news for the Heat, and given Wade's injury history, it's possible that he ends up missing some time after this procedure. The Heat play the Pistons on Sunday, but Wade's owners should probably have a backup plan ready. If he is unable to play, Mario Chalmers will likely benefit the most, while Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson would get more opportunities on offense as well. We will provide another update as soon as the Heat update Wade's status.

Dwyane Wade said he will have his right knee drained on Saturday.

The Heat will host the Pistons on Sunday and Wade should be considered questionable for that game. If he does miss time, it will likely be Mario Chalmers getting the start with Tyler Johnson and Goran Dragic also stepping up. Wade didn't play well on Friday with 13 points, no rebounds, one assist and three 3-pointers in 22 minutes.
Mar 27 - 10:25 PM

Dwyane Wade (knee) is in the starting lineup against the Hawks on Friday.

Apparently Wade really wants to play on 2 Chainz night in the ATL. He was not expected to play earlier today and skipped shootaround this morning. For what it's worth, Wade was in the starting lineup on Wednesday, but he didn't play in that game. Start him at your own risk in daily leagues.
Mar 27 - 6:40 PM

Dwyane Wade (knee) is a game-time decision to face the Hawks on Friday.

Coach Erik Spoelstra hinted earlier today that Wade is a little closer to doubtful, so we're cautiously not expecting Wade to suit up tonight. If he is out, Mario Chalmers will likely slide into the starting lineup with Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson also stepping up.
Mar 27 - 6:09 PM

Dwyane Wade (knee) did not go through shootaround, and he remains questionable for Friday's game vs. Atlanta.

Head coach Erik Spoelstra said that he doesn't expect Wade to play tonight, so we'll be considering him on the doubtful side of questionable. If he is forced to sit, expect Goran Dragic and Luol Deng to see some increased opportunity on offense, with Mario Chalmers likely starting at the two-spot.
Mar 27 - 11:40 AM

Dwyane Wade (knee) is questionable to play Friday vs. Atlanta.

Wade was forced to spend Wednesday's game on the sidelines, which resulted in Mario Chalmers sliding into the starting unit, although he only managed to put up six points and seven assists over 37 minutes of action. If Wade is again unavailable on Friday, look for Goran Dragic and Luol Deng to do the heavy lifting on offense, with Chalmers and Henry Walker likely seeing extended minutes.

Dwyane Wade (knee) will not play against the Celtics on Wednesday.

"Wade fell on his left knee in last night’s game and it continued to swell overnight," according to the team. Without Wade the Heat are going to be in dire straits for offense. Goran Dragic is going to dominate the offense and has a monster upside while Mario Chalmers and Tyler Johnson are also more attractive plays. Michael Beasley may take 25 shots tonight. As for Wade, his fantasy owners are going to be a little uneasy regarding his status for Friday against the Hawks.
Mar 25 - 6:21 PM

Dwyane Wade's 21 points, four assists and three steals weren't enough to avoid an 88-89 loss vs. the Bucks on Tuesday.

Since the All-Star break, only Russell Westbrook has a higher usage rate than Wade (34.7 percent), and he earned Player of the Week honors for his stellar play from March 16 -22, when he averaged 24.5 points on 53.2 percent shooting, 2.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals. He's only missed one game since mid-February and he's peaking at the perfect time for fantasy owners and the Heat, who are still locked in a tight race for a playoff spot.
Mar 24 - 11:00 PM

Dwyane Wade said his body feels the best that it has in years.

"This is the best I've felt in years right now," Wade said. "You question it. And you try not to question it, like 'Why? Why couldn't I feel like this the last two years?' But it is what it is. I'm feeling like this now, when I need it individually to [carry] more of a load to help this team." Wade is averaging 29.1 points over his past seven games and has the Heat in position for a playoff spot. Despite some nagging injuries this season, Wade has been surprisingly healthy and is a must-start for fantasy owners as long as he's on the court.
Source: ESPN
Mar 19 - 9:32 AM

Dwyane Wade hit 13-of-26 shots for 32 points, four rebounds, six assists and a steal in Wednesday's win.

Wade is surprisingly healthy these days, as well as on fire. He's scored at least 25 points in each of his last five games and is averaging 30.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.8 steals on 55 percent shooting. Hopefully he keeps playing until the end of the season.
Mar 18 - 11:07 PM

Dwyane Wade was in superstar mode during a 106-92 win over the Cavs on Monday, scoring 32 points with two rebounds, two assists and a season-high five steals in 31 minutes.

He was 13-of-18 from the field and just did whatever he wanted on offense for his second 30-point game against the Cavs this season. "When we play the way we played tonight on both ends of the floor, we know we can beat anyone," Wade said. It sounds like the Heat are now going for the postseason and they're sitting in the No. 8 spot right now with the tiebreaker over Boston. Wade will have much more fantasy value if the Heat stay in the hunt.
Mar 17 - 12:09 AM

Dwyane Wade admitted that the Heat need an improved roster to realistically contend next season.

"That five is pretty good, if everyone’s healthy, but you need a little bit more than that," he said. Wade holds a player option for next season, as does Luol Deng, and with Goran Dragic set to hit unrestricted free agency, the starting lineup could again look different for 2015-16. Wade did give a ringing endorsement for Dragic and his return, saying "I think he fits with what we want to build and what we want to do in the future."
Mar 16 - 9:59 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Goran Dragic
2Mario Chalmers
3Shabazz Napier
4Tyler Johnson
SG1Dwyane Wade
2Zoran Dragic
SF1Luol Deng
2James Ennis
3Michael Beasley
4Henry Walker
PF1Chris Bosh
2Josh McRoberts
3Udonis Haslem
C1Hassan Whiteside
2Chris Andersen