Picture this: Dwyane Wade not wearing no. 3 on a basketball court. For the entirety of his illustrious, hall of fame caliber NBA career; we have only seen Wade in the no. 3. The number holds significant meaning for Wade; not only as a player who has three NBA Championships to his name, but more importantly it is at the center of his life. Wade, a devout Christian uses the number to express his belief in the Holy Trinity. But Wade might be without the number this season as he’s reportedly wearing no. 9, the same number he wore in the 2008 Beijing Olympics as part of the “Redeem Team”.
D-Wade wearing no. 9, with the Cavaliers…we’re (all) looking at you Isaiah Thomas.
Dwyane Wade will wear No. 9 for the Cavaliers, the number he wore in the ’08 and ’12 Olympics. CLE rook Cedi Osman will choose a new number
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) September 27, 2017
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