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


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