Dwyane Wade is Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year
Sports Illustrated has selected Dwyane Wade as its 2006 Sportsman of the Year. He will be featured in the cover story of the December 11 issue. On December 14, Sports Illustrated will hold a party in his honor in New York and award Wade a sterling silver trophy made by Tiffany & Co.
Wade is the youngest of the six NBA players to be honored as SI's Sportsman of the Year; the previous five NBA players were Bill Russell (1968), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1985), Michael Jordan (1991) and Tim Duncan/David Robinson (2003).
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