Dwyane Wade Won’t Play in NBA All-Star Game Due to Hamstring Injury

Over the past week and a half, Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade has been nursing a hamstring injury that once again flared up. Wade suffered the injury in the Heat’s 109-102 lost versus the Milwaukee Bucks on January 27th, and hasn’t played since. Wade has missed the Heat’s last 6 games and is not traveling with the Heat to Cleveland as they take on the Cavaliers on ESPN Wednesday.

“I owe it to Miami to play in their jersey first” – Dwyane Wade

There are number of people who can replace Dwyane Wade in the game. Kyle Korver, Nikola Vucevic, Al Jefferson, and Brandon Knight. Dwyane Wade wants Brandon Knight to replace him in the game.

 “If I had a say, [It would be] Brandon Knight.”

“He’s done a great job of leading that team.”

Wade is averaging 21.4 points, 5.4 assists, and 3.8 rebounds per game in 35 games this season.

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