On Sunday night against the New Orleans Pelicans, Dwyane Wade played in his final game in the Big Easy, and the home crowd honored him accordingly.
Around the midway point of first quarter, the veteran guard checked in for the Miami Heat and received a standing ovation from the fans at Smoothie King Center.
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Both Pelicans and Heat fans in the arena were ecstatic to see Wade take the court, especially after back soreness forced him to miss his final appearance in Memphis on Friday.
Tonight’s game marks the end of a tough six-game road trip for the Heat. Following the contest, they will head home for a few days of rest before taking the court at American Airlines Arena on Thursday night against the Houston Rockets.