Report: Zaire Wade, Son of Dwyane, to Sign G League Contract, Join Jazz Affiliate

Tyler Conway@@jtylerconwayFeatured Columnist IVOctober 12, 2021

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 30: Former NBA player Dwyane Wade and his son Zaire Wade spend time on the court after the game between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Las Vegas Aces at Los Angeles Convention Center on June 30, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)
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Zaire Wade, the son of Dwyane Wade, has reportedly signed a G League contract and is expected to play for the Salt Lake City Stars, the affiliate of the Utah Jazz.

Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported the deal. Dwyane Wade is a part-owner of the Jazz.

Zaire Wade played high school basketball at Sierra Canyon in Califonia and was a 3-star recruit, according to 247 Sports rankings. The combo guard had scholarship offers from Rhode Island, Toledo and South Carolina but is taking the pro route.

While Zaire would seemingly have few pro prospects based on his high school career, the same was said about his father before he attended Marquette and blossomed into a superstar. It's possible the new environment will allow Zaire to thrive and eventually reach his NBA dreams.

Dwyane Wade bought into the Jazz as a part-owner in April and was a fixture at Jazz games late in the 2020-21 campaign. 


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