“That’s a crazy statistic”: Jaime Jaquez Jr. left stunned after learning of the potential to surpass Dwyane Wade

The Miami Heat rookie Jaime Jaquez Jr. has lived up to the expectations that the fans had of him. He has been consistently performing and has proven his worth as a valuable addition to the Heats’ offense.

Jaime has been in great form since joining and showing potential to break many rookie records in Miami. After a game against the Bulls, he learned that he could potentially surpass Dwayne Wade’s rookie record which left Jaime stunned.

Jaime Jaquez Jr. reacts to Dwyane Wade statistics he can potentially surpass

After beating the Chicago Bulls in a close match, Jaime Jaquez Jr. did a short post-game interview with a reporter. The reporter appreciated Jaime’s performance in the game and then informed him of a record set up by Dwayne Wade that he could potentially break.

Wade, a Heat legend, who significantly contributed to the team in his career, was left stunned and at a loss for words upon hearing about the newest member of the Heat camp. The reporter informed Jaime that he was just a couple of games away from tying Dwyane Wade for the record of most consecutive games in double-figures by a Heat rookie.

After learning this Jaime replied, “Oh S***! Ah, I can’t say that… yeah I mean… I don’t even know It’s just a crazy statistic um you know just to be mentioned in the same center as a name like that is an honor.”

Former Heat player Dwayne Wade set the record for most consecutive games in double digits by a rookie in the Miami Heat with 15 games and Jaime has the potential to break it, he currently has a record for 13 games with double digits.

Heat rookie continues to impress

The Miami Heat Rookie Jaime Jaquez Jr. is impressing all the Heat fans with his performance lately. Despite being a rookie he has been a consistent player who can score in double digits for the team when needed.

In the match against the Chicago Bulls, he scored 18 points and collected five rebounds. Heat went on to win the game with a final score of 118-116 with Jamie having a game-time of 35 minutes. This great form of Jaime Jaquez Jr. is very beneficial for the rookie as it increases his value for the remaining season.

Jaime Jaquez Jr.
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Jaquez has blended great with the Heat’s offense and improved their scoring performance by 4.8 games per 100 possessions in just 26 games. It will be interesting to see how much more Jamie grows in his time at the Miami Heat and what more records will he break.

What do you think of Jaime Jaquez Jr.’s response to knowing that he could potentially break the record of Dwayne Wade? We are eager to know your thoughts, so drop down in the comments and let us know.

Avi Shravan

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Avi Shravan is an anime, games and sports enthusiast who likes NBA and Soccer. He is an avid reader who loves to write as well. You can find him reading books in a cafe or playing games if he is not watching his favourite team play. You can contact him on [email protected]


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