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Dwyane Wade Gets Naked in NSFW 'ESPN Body Issue' Photos and Wife Gabrielle Union Can't Even Handle It

by Alex Ungerman 2:30 PM PDT, June 21, 2016
Photo: ESPN

Dwyane Wade is bringing that Miami Heat!

The NBA star posed nude for the cover of ESPN's 2016 Body Issue which hits stands on July 6, and his wife, Gabrielle Union, is pretty pleased with how the shoot turned out.

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"Why dontcha circle back to the house... meet ya in 10," the Bad Boys 2 star replied on Twitter to her husband.

Union also captioned a photo from the issue on Instagram: "Nekid."

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"It’s bigger than me showing my body off," Wade revealed of doing the cover. "That’s not as important to me as telling a story of overcoming a fear. It hopefully gives someone confidence to really be their authentic self."

In a statement, ESPN revealed that the issue was a big leap outside the basketball star's "comfort zone," explaining that Wade was so "insecure about his body as a child that he refused to swim without his shirt on."

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Also featured in the issue are: Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, as well as NFL stars Vince Wilfork and Antonio Brown; U.S. women’s national soccer team forward Christen Press, MMA star Conor McGregor, and Team USA duathlete Chris Mosier, who will be the first transgender athlete ever featured in the issue.

"As a trans person, I was in a body that didn’t really fit me for 29 years; now I feel comfortable in my own skin," Mosier revealed of what his shoot means. "That’s something that I’m proud of and wanted to share with other people."

Watch the video below for a look into last year's Body Issue.

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