Dwyane Wade’s Hyped Reaction After Seeing Rodney McGruder Hit Game-Winning 3 Against Trail Blazers

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Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade was excited to see his former teammate, Rodney McGruder hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the Los Angeles Clippers’ 122-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

With the Clippers trailing 117-115, McGruder hit a trey from the top of the key to give the Clippers a one-point advantage with just 26.5 seconds left.

Wade and McGruder were teammates in Miami for the second half of the 2017-18 season as well as the 2018-19 campaign.

While Wade is now retired, McGruder and the Clippers are looking to lock up the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.

Los Angeles now holds a two-game advantage over the Denver Nuggets with just three games remaining in its regular season.

McGruder has played mainly in a bench role for the Clippers this season, averaging 3.2 points and 2.5 rebounds in 14.8 minutes per game.

Last season in Miami, he appeared in 66 games, starting 45 and averaged a career-high 7.6 points per game.

It’s nice to see Wade cheering on his former teammates and wishing them the same success that he had in his illustrious career.

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Peter is a graduate of Quinnipiac University where he covered the MAAC and college basketball for three years. He has worked for NBC Sports, the Connecticut Sun and the Meriden Record-Journal covering basketball and other major sports. Follow him on Twitter @peterdewey2.