Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade granted Nicole Muxo's wish when he showed up at her senior prom on Friday. He gave her flowers and they hugged in video from the event.
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade granted a South Florida teen's wish and showed up at her senior prom on Friday.
Nicole Muxo said that she was called up to the dance floor, where she was told that Wade was on the phone.
“So I talked to him on the phone, and as I was talking to him the doors opened and he walked out and I was completely shocked, I had no idea that he was going to even call," said Muxo, who attends Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School in West Kendall. "So I was super-excited, everyone else was super-excited in there.”
Photos show Wade taking pics with the teen and others before the prom at the La Jolla Ballroom in Coral Gables. He also was snapped at the dance.
Muxo said Wade brought her flowers and then they danced.
Wade tweeted about the prom and shared photos on Twitter.
"I had a blast at Prom w @nicole_muxo... Never be 2 scared to ask.. They might just say… " Wade Tweeted.
Muxo thanked the NBA player for coming by.
"It meant a lot to me. It made my dreams come true," she said.
Initially Wade had said he wasn't aware of the YouTube video, in which Muxo makes her pitch to the NBA superstar while wearing a No 3. Wade jersey. Kanye West's "The Glory" plays in the background.
"My senior prom is coming up, and I have everything set for a perfect night except for one thing: a perfect date," she says.
In the video she called Wade her favorite basketball player and used signs and "Prom?" written on basketballs to ask Wade to the big event.
Muxo had told NBC 6 South Florida she asked out Wade because he's her favorite player and because he's a positive role model for a lot of people.
It wasn't the first time she asked him out.
"Back when I met him last year, I asked him to Homecoming, but the season was about to start, and he had practice, so he couldn’t make it, so I thought, why not take another shot and ask him to prom?” she said.