Wade Withdraws From US Basketall Team

NEW YORK: Miami Hrat guard Dwyane Wade withdrew his name from the player pol for the US Olympic basketball team on Thurday because his Injured left know will requiresurgery, USA Basketball said.

After receiving the diagnosis from the Heat team physicism, the All-star guard,who helped Miami win the NA title in five games over the Oklahoma City Thunder,informed USA Basketall chairman Jerry Colangelothat he was havng the surgery soon and would be unable to compete in London.

“As many people may know, throughout the season, I struggled with a recurring knee issue, “Wade snid in a statement. “After the championship game, I visited my doctors for a round of comprehensive medical test, and the recent result dictated the need fo surgery. While every part of me wants to be in London, I need to take this time to do what’s best to improve my health and allow me to continue to play the game I love.”

Wade was the US team’s leading scorer in their run 2008 Olypc gold in Beijing, scoring a game-high 27 points as the Americans beat Spain 118-107 in the Olypic final.

Despite having his knee drained during the NBA play-off, Wade averaged over 22 points a gme dring Miami’s championship series triumph over the Thunder.

Wade’s exit from the US squad left 17 players in the mix for 12 spots on The Olypic team following injuries that removed several players from consideration, including Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls and Dwight of the Chicago Bulls.


  1. will be a guard in the US Olypic basketball

  2. will never play basketball again for the US team

  3. failed to play in Beijing Olympic Games

  4. is the most valuable player in the Olympic Games

  5. was the leading scorer for the US team in Beijing Plympic Games

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Berdasarkan informasi yang terdapat pada paragraf ke-4, dapat diketahui bahwa Wade pernah menjadi pencetak angka paling banyak dari tim Amerika Serikat dalam peraihan medali emas pada 2008 Olympic di Beijing sehingga pilihan jawaban (E) adalah yang paling tepat.


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