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Grandmother granted 90th birthday wish — to play Dwyane Wade one-on-one

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MIAMI — Illuminada Magtoto wanted one thing for her 90th birthday — to play Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade in a one-on-one game — and she challenged Wade to the game.

On Tuesday, Wade granted Magtoto’s wish.

Magtoto, also known as “Grandma Nelly,” went against Wade at the team’s practice facility, using an unconventional, underhand shot.

The caption of Wade’s photo read: “Today after [shootaround] I had the chance to meet this lovely lady. You never know the impact you have on people and meeting her made me realize yet again that my life is bigger than basketball. She presented a challenge to play me one on one for her 90th bday. Thanks to her family, the Miami Heat and TeamWade for making this wish come true. #biggerpurpose #hertearsalmostmademetear #happybday”