Dwyane Wade retired after the 2019 NBA season, but there will be another person with the same last name as him playing pro-basketball soon.
On Saturday, the NBA's G-League held its annual draft, and Zaire Wade (son of Dwyane) was drafted tenth overall by the Salt Lake City Stars (affiliate of the Utah Jazz).
Wade actually became a part-owner of the Jazz last season, and now his son will be playing for their G-League team.
The team posted a video to Twitter after they selected their new player, and the video can be seen embedded below.
Zaire also posted a tweet after the selection, and his post can also be seen embedded below.
The 19-year-old is a 6'3" guard, who was a three star recruit in high school, according to 247 sports.
If Zaire can make play well enough in the G-League to make it to the NBA, it would certainly be special if he could end up playing for the team his father (who's an NBA legend) is a part-owner of.
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