Iconic Miami Heat basketball player and three-time NBA champion, Dwyane Wade announced that he has become the part-owner of Utah Jazz on his official Instagram account.
Dwyane Wade is following in Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal’s footsteps and the former NBA champion has bought an ownership stake in the Utah Jazz.
The 39-year-old Wade, who spent most of his career with the Miami Heat, joined with Utah Jazz majority owner Ryan Smith, who bought the team for 1.66$ billion in 2020.
Besides Wade told ESPN Friday, he also updated his Instagram feed and announced he proud and excited to become a part of the Utah Jazz. In the photo he shared, he will have an active role with the team and bring his basketball experiences to the team.
Here’s what Dwyane Wade said:
“Proud and excited to become a part of the @utahjazz family with Ryan Smith and the rest of the amazing ownership team. I’m ready to #TakeNote‼️ Let’s go‼️”
His close friend and LA Lakers superstar, LeBron James, was one of the first names to celebrate Wade’s partnership. He commented:
“MAJOR [key emoji]! Congrats brother”
His wife Gabrielle Union wrote:
See the Instagram post below.