Wade exited the court for the last time with 10 seconds remaining.
Dwyane Wade was hoping to extend his legendary career into at least four postseason games.
In a touching gesture, Wade saved his last jersey for Anthony, who has been out of the league since getting traded to and waived by the Chicago Bulls.
The Miami Heat star, 37, wrapped up his final career game on Wednesday drenched in what appeared to be water, courtesy of his playful teammates.
Appropriately, Wade reached his first triple-double since January 13, 2006, by connecting with longtime teammate Udonis Haslem for a jumper in the final minute of the third quarter.
I've got a small problem with the Budweiser ad that ran last night during his final home appearance in Miami.
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The Maple Leafs have gone 23-18 on the road and they have averaged 3.41 gpg and have allowed 3.07 gpg in those games. At 6-foot-3, 216lbs Muzzin is the only blueliner for the Maple Leafs who wasn't involved in the series last season.
The 33-year-old model and her husband, John Legend, attended the House Democratic Issues Conference as part of the House Democrats' retreat at Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Virginia, and spoke about being against President Donald Trump and letting it be known on social media.
Jonathon Simmons scored 14 for the 76ers, who knew they were witnessing Wade history.
A key figure in helping the Lakers win five National Basketball Association titles, Bryant holds an edge over Wade, who served as an integral part of three league championships for the Heat.
After the way the season was going for the Cavaliers, Wade was eventually able to come back to the city that drafted him. Obviously, I've talked about this, but Melo was one of the nudges, to help me look at it a different way.
Dirk Nowitzki, who will also retire at the end of this season, was named Finals MVP as the Mavericks came from 2-1 down to take the title. Wade passed Elgin Baylor (23,149 points) to move into 29th place on the NBA's career list.
They truly left the game better than they found it.
During the season Wade has swapped jerseys with friends, foes and obscure players alike. "I still got my drink", the EGOT victor proudly said in the clip as Chrissy couldn't hold back her laugh while a security guard tried to wipe the water off her face.