D-Wade named SI's Sportsman of the Year
Updated: December 4, 2006, 8:32 PM ETAssociated Press
Wade, who led the Miami Heat to the NBA title and earned NBA finals MVP honors last season, will receive the award Dec. 14 in New York.
"Dwyane embodies that winning spirit by playing for his team, not himself, and by working in the community to ensure young people have the chance to realize their own dreams," SI group editor Terry McDonell said.
The two-time All-Star, who has averaged 22.9 points in his career, leads the Dwyane Wade Foundation. It promotes educational and athletic goals through mentoring.
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