#NBArank 3: Dwyane Wade

10/18/2011 - Dwyane Wade Miami Heat

ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network are ranking every NBA player -- and counting them down on Twitter (@NBAonESPN), from No. 500 to No. 1. As the rankings are announced, you can also find them here on the pages of ESPN.com.

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I guess 3 is my magic number haha courtesy of @NBAonESPN... Right or wrong, thank you guys for taking the time out to talk abt all the players.Wed Oct 19 01:02:25 via UberSocial for BlackBerry

Dwyane Wade is the best pound-for-pound player in the NBA. #NBArankTue Oct 18 17:22:37 via web

Best finisher in the league! Tue Oct 18 17:15:05 via Twitter for Android

It's nice that Dwyane Wade wears his #NBArank -- No. 3 -- on his sleeve(less jersey).Tue Oct 18 17:06:35 via TweetDeck

Sorry, #NBArank, but Dwyane Wade is the best player in the NBA. Better than Howard, and better than James.Tue Oct 18 17:42:10 via web

#NBArank Dwyane Wade. Here is the real ultimate NBA player for me. Tue Oct 18 18:05:31 via web

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What is #NBArank?

#NBArank is the Twitter hashtag to use if you want to get involved in the discussion or just follow along.

You can also follow along here: @NBAonESPN

How did we rank the players?

We asked 91 experts to rate each player on a 0-to-10 scale, in terms of "the current quality of each player."

Here is the full list of voters from ESPN.com, the TrueHoop Network, TrueHoop TV, Daily Dime Live, ESPN TV, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, espnW, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Insider, ESPN Fantasy, ESPN Games, ESPN Dallas, ESPN Los Angeles, ESPN Chicago, ESPN New York, ESPN Stats & Information, ESPN Topics and ESPN Analytics.

* Score: Tiebreakers are first based on percentage points; scores have been rounded off. The second tiebreaker is based on John Hollinger's estimated wins added for the 2010-11 NBA season (rookies were given an EWA of zero).