Wade breaks Jordan's record for most career blocks by a guard

In his final NBA season, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade broke a record held by Michael Jordan.

Published : Mar 05, 2019 08:34 IST

Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has broken one of Michael Jordan's records.

Wade, who is in his final NBA season, reached 1,052 blocks for his career with a first-quarter rejection against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, giving him the most blocks by a guard in league history.

Jordan held the previous record with 1,051.

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Wade will only improve upon this accomplishment, as Miami have 19 regular-season games remaining.

Wade entered Monday averaging 14.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 2018-19. He is averaging .8 blocks per game in his 16 NBA seasons.

The Heat went into the game against the Hawks with a 28-34 record and in 10th in the Eastern Conference standings.

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