It didn’t take long for social media to chime in about the news that Dwyane Wade is returning to Miami — a move that came to fruition about two hours before the NBA’s trade deadline on Thursday.
Look no further than the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James, who posted a picture of Wade on his Instagram account with the following caption: Truly happy for my brother @dwyanewade!! It’s how it’s suppose to be. Love you my guy!! #WadeCountyBack”
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Gabrielle Union, Wade’s wife, was also quick to express her excitement about coming back to Miami.
“305 HOME!!!!” Union tweeted along with emojis of a smiling sun, fire and palm trees. “Let's goooooooo HEAT!!!! Can't. Wait.”
They weren’t alone. Here’s how the sports world reacted to the news:
Heat center Bam Adebayo:
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry:
The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball Twitter account:
Former Heat player Caron Butler, who announced his retirement on Tuesday:
College basketball analyst Jay Williams:
Potential Marlins starting outfielder Lewis Brinson: