Just when you thought you’d have to suffer through an NBA season without Dwyane Wade, he comes through again in the clutch. Unfortunately for Heat fans it won’t be in a playing role, but the good news is he’ll be on tv a lot as a new TNT Studio Analyst.
Here’s TNT’s hype video for the annoucement:
Dwyane Wade will be a regular analyst on Tuesday nights on TNT, where he’ll join former Heat teammate Shaquille O’Neal and WNBA legend, Candace Parker. The multiyear contract with WarnerMedia will have him featured during the NCAA Final Four as well.
Wade will also join Bleacher Report as a Creative Director. Wade’s 59th & Prairie Entertainment will also be part of additional projects not yet revealed.
Wade had this to say on the contract:
“I’m thrilled and grateful to be joining the WarnerMedia family with many exciting opportunities ahead,”
”I have great respect for TNT’s team of analysts and their long-standing commitment to quality sports coverage. After 16 seasons in the NBA, I look forward to connecting with my fans in this new role and bringing my own perspective to the game I love.”
This announcement likely puts Wade’s return from retirement rumours to rest. His unique perspective and championship experience should add to an already exceptional TNT show. This really is a great surprise for the start of the NBA season.