Selected 25th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat, Wade quickly emerged as a productive player on a youthful Miami Heat team and averaged 17.2 points on 49.5% shooting with averages of 6.1 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game. Wright is one of only five Marquette University players to be drafted in the first round; his is the highest draft selection in school history. After a 6–14 start, the Heat would eventually fail to qualify for the NBA playoffs. He further distinguished himself with outstanding performances in during the 07-08 NBA season. He was ranked in the top five among rookies in several major statistical categories, including second in field goal percentage, second in steals, third in scoring, fourth in assists, and fourth in minutes played.
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