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Dwyane Wade To Launch ‘The Why’ Podcast With iHeartMedia 



The Hollywood Reporter reports that Dwyane Wade is launching his very own podcast with iHeartMedia. The Basketball Hall Of Fame star will sit and have discussing with athletes, musicians, business titans, film stars and more about their career paths and continued goals.

The podcast, The Why with Dwyane Wade, will launch Jan. 17 with a two-part episode featuring a roundtable with fellow basketball hall of famers Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker and Pau Gasol, speaking about the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat rivalry, the experience of being a rookie and more.

Upcoming guests will include Carmelo Anthony, Rick Ross, Pat Riley, David Grutman, Lindsey Vonn and more.

“As someone who is always curious and wanting to learn, I am looking forward to sitting down with some of my friends, peers and people I admire most to hear more about their ‘why’ and what motivates them to get up every day to do what they do,” Wade said. “iHeartPodcasts is a true leader in the industry and I am excited and grateful to partner with them for my first show.

“Dwyane Wade has always been a force on and off the court, and his influence reaches fans of sports, pop culture and beyond,” said Will Pearson, president, iHeartPodcasts. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the iHeartPodcasts family, and excited for listeners to get up-close-and-personal with Dwyane and his guests.”

The Why with Dwyane Wade is a co-production of iHeartPodcasts and Wade’s 59th & Prairie Entertainment.