Her Addiction Landed her In Prison When He Was 8. But Dwyane Wade Never Gave Up On His Mom.

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In 1994, Jolinda Wade was arrested for possession of crack cocaine with the intent to sell.

By Michael Brice-Saddler, The Washington Post

Original Source: boston.com

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade played in his penultimate NBA game Tuesday night, tallying 30 points to punctuate a career adorned with championships and all-star selections.

Earlier that day, however, the release of a tear-jerking Budweiser commercial gave fans a glimpse into a different side of Wade – one that his professional accolades tend to overshadow.

Basketball is an afterthought in the four-minute ad. Instead, Wade’s most memorable impacts are the ones he played in the lives of others. Five people take turns thanking Wade for his role off the court: a woman who Wade took shopping when her house burned down around Christmas; a woman who got to…click here to continue reading

 

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