By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade County has long been known as Wade County and now the retired Heat superstar Dwyane Wade officially has a street named after him.

On Tuesday, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to designate a portion of Northeast 7th Street from Biscayne Blvd. to NE 2nd Avenue near the newly renamed FTX Arena as Dwyane Wade Boulevard.

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The prestigious honor was given to Wade in February by the City of Miami, but County Commissioners also had to approve it.

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The resolution was co-sponsored by sponsored by Commissioner Keon Hardemon and co-sponsored by Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz.

President Pat Riley of the Miami Heat reveals the retired jersey #3 banner for former player Dwyane Wade during the Miami Heat Dwyane Wade L3GACY Celebration at American Airlines Arena on February 21, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

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Wade, a 13-time NBA All-Star, spent the majority of his 16-year career playing for Miami Heat, where he won three NBA championships and had his No. 3 jersey retired by the Heat in February of 2021.

CBSMiami.com Team