Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wayde (PHOTO: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Former professional American basketball star Dwyane Wayde celebrated
the end of his 16-year long career with a bang – by hosting a star-studded
The former NBA star even received a heartfelt farewell
message from former US president Barack Obama who commended the basketball ace
for his excellent work throughout his career.
“D-Wade! Congratulations on a great run. Now, I know what
you're going through because saying goodbye to a career that you love is never
easy. I've been there,” said Obama in the clip.
“You were willing to sacrifice your body in the lane and
sometimes sacrifice your ego in pursuit of a title. And whenever you got
knocked down you always showed us how to get back up . . . you did us proud”
Check out Obama’s full clip below.
Check out more pics from D-Wade’s glitzy retirement party.