In his third season, Wade led the Heat to their first NBA championship in franchise history and was named the 2006 NBA Finals MVP.At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Wade led the United States men's basketball team, commonly known as the "Redeem Team", in scoring, and helped them capture gold medal honors in Beijing, China.In 2016, Wade departed the Heat in free agency to play for his hometown Chicago Bulls, then leaving them after one season to join the Cavaliers.
In 1994, Jo Linda was arrested for possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell and locked up in Cook County Jail.
Wade, at the age of 10, reunited with his mom by talking with her at Cook County Jail through a glass panel over a telephone.
The family struggled financially, and it was around that time when Jolinda started dealing drugs.
His mom was addicted to several substances including cigarettes, alcohol, heroin, and cocaine.
Wade has described his upbringing in Chicago as being very difficult.