On December 6, 2010, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh and the rest of the Miami Heat took the court in Milwaukee for a game against the Bucks, just months after Miami’s “Big 3” was officially formed. During the first quarter of that game, Wade dropped a no look bounce pass to LeBron on the fastbreak and he flushed it with his signature dunk while Wade spread his arms in celebration.
That was far from the last time that LeBron was on the receiving end of a nifty pass from D-Wade but it’s that image of LeBron dunking, with Wade celebrating in the foreground, that will remain ingrained in the heads of NBA fans. Even D-Wade can’t help but recognize how iconic that photo is.
In regards to that memorable moment from 2010, ESPN’s Dave McMenamin says, “Wade told me this is the one photo he will ask LeBron to sign that he’ll hang in his house when he’s retired.”
LeBron, Wade and the Heat went on to lose in the NBA Finals to the Dallas Mavericks that year, but bounced back the following two seasons with back-to-back NBA titles. During their four seasons as the “Big 3” in Miami, James, Wade and Chris Bosh went 224-88 and reached the NBA Finals each year, including the aforementioned NBA Championships in 2012 and 2013.