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Jazz Owner Dwyane Wade Buries Three-Pointer Before Game 5 Against Grizzlies

Jun 2, 2021, 9:43 PM | Updated: Dec 7, 2022, 3:09 pm
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Dwyane Wade looks on in Game Two of the Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Smart Home Arena on May 26, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz part-owner Dwyane Wade showed that he still has game and knocked down a three-pointer prior to Game 5 of Utah’s first round series against the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Jazz hosted the Grizzlies at Vivint Arena on Wednesday, June 5.

Despite being out of the NBA since 2019, Wade connected on a corner shot from beyond the arc before tip-off.

Wade became a part-owner of the Jazz on April 16.

He’s attended Utah’s home games during the first round against Memphis.

“Dwyane is not only a basketball legend, he is also a great leader, businessman, and human being,” Jazz majority owner Ryan Smith said of Wade when he first joined the Jazz. “As we continue to build on the incredible legacy of the Utah Jazz franchise, we are excited to add Dwyane’s experience and expertise to the equation. Utah is an amazing place and I couldn’t be more thrilled about the future of the franchise and the future of this state. Dwyane’s influence will be important to both.”

 

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“Partnering with Ryan and the Utah Jazz is the perfect fit as we share the same vision and values,” Wade said in April. “Not only is this group focused on building a championship franchise, they are also committed to using their platform to do good and actively create a more inclusive, equitable world.”

Utah’s game against Memphis is broadcast on NBA TV, AT&T SportsNet, and 97.5 FM.

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Jazz Owner Dwyane Wade Buries Three-Pointer Before Game 5 Against Grizzlies