LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 05: Dwyane Wade attends the NBA 2K20: Welcome to the Next on September 05, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for NBA 2K20)
Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NBA 2K20
Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images for NBA 2K20

Dwyane Wade joins Turner Sports as NBA analyst, commentator in Atlanta

Originally posted Tuesday, October 22, 2019 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Recently retired NBA superstar Dwyane Wade has signed a multi-year deal with WarnerMedia and will become an analyst and commentator for TNT’s basketball coverage out of Atlanta.

On Tuesdays, he will work alongside his former Miami Heat mate Shaquille O'Neal and WNBA star Candace Parker at Turner’s main Midtown Techwood campus. 

He will also appear in studio for the  NCAA Final Four and National Championship as part of Turner Sports and CBS Sports' coverage in March. 

WarnerMedia sports and news boss Jeff Zucker dubbed Wade a “transcendent star” with an “engaging and thoughtful personality.” 

Wade, 37,  retired after 16 seasons in April and is married to actress Gabrielle Union. 

Former NBA coach Stan Van Gundy was recently hired as an analyst on TNT’s Tuesday night broadcasts.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.

About the Author

Rodney Ho
Rodney Ho
Rodney Ho covers radio and television for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.