Dwyane Wade RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pat Riley says he should've given Bosh's max deal to Wade following LeBron's exit

    CBS Sports "Along with the revelation that Pat Riley almost pulled a Dan Gilbert after LeBron James left the Miami Heat, there were a number of fascinating details in Wright Thompson's feature for ESPN the Magazine on the Heat team president. One such note involving James' departure from Miami, was about..." April 25

  • A new ‘Big Three’ being unleashed? Dwyane Wade says not exactly

    Chicago Sun-Times "Celtics all-everything point guard Isaiah Thomas won’t have a growth spurt before Game 3 on Friday. He’ll still be 5-9 – and that’s measuring him on a good day. Bulls all-purpose All-Star Jimmy Butler isn’t about to shrink, and center Robin Lopez won’t lighten up on the rebounding anytime..." April 20

  • Butler, Wade, Rondo met by themselves for an hour before Game 2

    CSN Chicago "Halfway to history, leaving nothing to chance. The TD Garden was the Bulls' personal playpen on Tuesday night in their decisive 111-97 win, as the veteran leaders sensed before the game an opportunity was upon them and weren't going to leave anything to chance. They wanted to make the..." April 20

  • Dwyane Wade compares game of Jimmy Butler to LeBron James'

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade played with LeBron James long enough to know how overwhelming James can be on both ends of the floor. After watching Bulls All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler's monster performance against the Celtics on Sunday, he was ready to compare his current teammate to his old..." April 17

  • Dwyane Wade to Return from Elbow Injury vs. Nets After Missing Last 11 Games

    Bleacher Report "The Chicago Bulls will receive a boost in their quest for one of the last playoff spots in the Eastern Conference when Dwyane Wade returns to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. Via the team's official Twitter account, head coach Fred Hoiberg..." April 08

  • Dwyane Wade Reveals What Goes Down in His Group Text With LeBron, Carmelo, and Chris Paul

    Complex "A little more than a year ago, Bleacher Report published a long story about "The Brotherhood" that exists between LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Paul. In the story, LeBron revealed that he would like to play with his three close friends one day. The four players also talked..." April 07

  • Dwyane Wade Is Coming Back Just In Time For A Bulls Playoff Push

    Uproxx "Dwyane Wade is coming back just in time for the postseason. Wade could return to the Chicago Bulls lineup as early as Saturday after a broken elbow injury sidelined him for what team officials expected to be the entire regular season. According to Vincent Goodwill’s story over at CSN..." April 06

  • Dwyane Wade Ramps Up Rehab From Fractured Right Elbow

    Real GM Basketball "Dwyane Wade is "making progress" in his rehab of a fractured right elbow. Wade was ruled out for the remainder of the regular season on March 15th but has been working harder in recent days to return. "He's doing a lot," Fred Hoiberg said after shootaround Tuesday. "As far as shooting,..." April 05

  • Dwyane Wade continues to set goal of playoff return from fractured elbow

    Chicago Tribune "Thursday marks two weeks since tests confirmed a small fracture in Dwyane Wade's right elbow, an injury the veteran guard said that day he hoped to recover from in time for the playoffs if the Bulls qualify. Wade is putting his money where his mouth is. Coach Fred Hoiberg said Wednesday Wade..." March 30

  • Dwyane Wade hurts elbow in Bulls' latest loss, could miss some time

    Chicago Tribune "The Bulls at least resembled a playoff team in one regard Wednesday night: Coach Fred Hoiberg finally shortened the rotation. As for the playoff push, well, that hit another speed bump as the Grizzlies posted a 98-91 victory, the Bulls' sixth loss in seven games. And the Bulls can only hope..." March 16

  • Dwyane Wade out for regular season with elbow fracture

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade has a sprain and a small fracture in his right elbow and he will miss the remainder of the regular season, the team announced Thursday. An MRI take Thursday morning revealed Wade's injuries. Wade was injured second half of Wednesday's 98-91 loss to the Memphis..." March 16

  • Wade May Opt Out Of $23.8M 17-18 Contract With Bulls

    Real GM Basketball "Dwyane Wade has a player option for the 17-18 season with the Chicago Bulls worth $23.8 million. Rival executives, however, "believe it's reasonable to expect Wade may want out" due to the Bulls' struggles and dysfunction this season. Wade and Jimmy Butler have been critical of their..." March 16

  • Scout: Butler, Wade, Rondo ignore Fred Hoiberg’s plays

    Pro Basketball Talk "There’s a perception Fred Hoiberg watches helplessly as Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo run roughshod over the coach, the Bulls organization and even sometimes each other. Is this more evidence of that or just confirmation bias? Ken Berger of Bleacher Report: Yet the belief..." March 14

  • Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler Seem Stuck With Each Other in Chicago For Another Season

    The Big Lead "The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, 100-80. When you consider the Bulls scored just 9 points in the first quarter, that’s not so bad! Chicago has lost 5 straight and 6 of 7 and are now #10 in the Eastern Conference, right behind the Miami Heat. The Miami Heat? Didn’t one of the..." March 13

  • Dwyane Wade says he's 'tired' of answering questions about Bulls' lineups

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Bulls’ free-fall continued Sunday afternoon, as they played one of their worst games of the season, putting up an NBA-worst 26 points in the first half before falling to the Boston Celtics, 100-80. It was the Bulls’ fifth loss in a row, as they continue to slip further out of the..." March 13

  • Bulls guard Dwyane Wade returns to lineup after 2-game absence

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade will play Friday night against the Houston Rockets after missing the past two games because of a left quad strain. "Wade's good to go," Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg said after Friday's shootaround. "He participated fully in shootaround. Responded well to the..." March 10

  • Jimmy Butler says Dwyane Wade's son won't stop talking trash while playing 1-on-1

    USA Today "Jimmy Butler played one-on-one with Dwyane Wade’s 15-year-old son Zaire, who we’ve long known has game, for the first time earlier this week. Wade mentioned it on Snapchat, and Zaire shared the moment with his followers. Butler told For The Win that his Bulls teammate’s son is very talented —..." March 04

  • Dwyane Wade thanks LeBron for staying home after beating Cavs

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Bulls received a major gift from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday as they got to face the Eastern Conference’s top team without the league’s top player. LeBron James did not attend Saturday’s game as he was ill, giving the Bulls a big opportunity to score a win. They took..." February 26

  • Dwyane Wade says Pat Riley not calling him was ‘deciding factor’ in leaving Heat

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade has said in the past that his decision to leave the Miami Heat in free agency had nothing to do with Pat Riley not calling him. Roughly six months later, Wade is willing to admit that was a lie. Wade joined Adrian Wojnarowski for “The Vertical Podcast” this week, and the 35-year-old..." February 15

  • Dwyane Wade: Knicks organization couldn't handle Big Three in 2010

    Sporting News "The Heat were the lucky winners of the 2010 free agency sweepstakes when they retained Dwyane Wade and acquired LeBron James and Chris Bosh. The Big Three went on to win multiple titles together in Miami, but it could have been a possibility in New York. Appearing on "The Vertical" podcast,..." February 14

  • Wade: Miami is still my organization at the end of the day

    Chicago Tribune "Dwyane Wade wears "BULLS" on his chest but some parts of his brain are still in Miami mode. "If see the Heat is playing someone, say, Heat versus Denver, I'm like, dang, we got Denver? It's in my mind. I mean, 13 years," Wade told Yahoo's Adrian Wojnaroski, referring to the number of seasons he..." February 14

  • Dwyane Wade out Sunday, will get x-rays on injured right wrist

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade will not play Sunday against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a right wrist injury. Bulls All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler will also miss the game because of ongoing pain in his right heel. Wade, who fell on both wrists during the second half of Friday's loss..." February 12

  • Wade: 'Oak has been nothing but amazing' to current players

    CSN Chicago "No matter the walk of life or a person’s status, coming across Charles Oakley means there’s an experience, an “Oak story” that’s embedded in your brain. As long as you’re not the topic of an Oak story, it’s probably pleasant in some ways. “Do I got an Oak story? You know I got an Oak story,”..." February 12

  • Charles Barkley: Dwyane Wade, Draymond Green are 'AAU babies' for backing LeBron

    CBS Sports "To no surprise to anyone, Charles Barkley is still talking about his war of words with LeBron James. The Cavaliers star took umbrage with Barkley saying James was whining about Cleveland needing to add another playmaker. Barkley also seemed to question James' competitive fire and spirit, which..." February 08

  • Dwyane Wade on Bulls: “We’re not playing Miami Heat basketball … but we’re playing good.”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade played 13 seasons as a member of the Miami Heat. As a veteran contributor in Chicago, it’s not all been rosy as the season has gone on, but the Bulls did grab a win in Sacramento on Monday night, 112-107. After the game, Wade told reporters that he is still..." February 08

  • Don't expect LeBron James, 'Banana Boat Crew' to be drowned by drama

    Sporting News "We can’t remember a time when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony, three-quarters of the NBA’s famed "Banana Boat Crew," ran their craft onto the rocks and were left to explain the wreckage. These are three of the league’s most powerful players, along with their fourth crew mate, Chris..." February 03

  • Wade backs LeBron on Barkley: 'You should shut up'

    USA Today "First it was LeBron James. Then it was Charles Oakley. Now it's Dwyane Wade. This hasn't been a good 24 hours for Charles Barkley. When asked at Tuesday's shootaround about James' decision to rip Barkley, dubbing the Hall of Fame forward a "hater" and criticizing him for incidents that took..." January 31

  • Magic Johnson: Dwyane Wade ‘doesn’t need to practice’

    Larry Brown Sports "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade has drawn some ire recently for talking the talk without walking the walk, but at least one NBA legend is taking his side. Hall of Fame point guard Magic Johnson said on Saturday that Wade “doesn’t need to practice” and likened the 12-time All-Star to his former..." January 29

  • Taj Gibson: Bulls’ young players want to see Wade practice more

    Larry Brown Sports "Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson admitted something rather startling on Saturday: Rajon Rondo may have had something of a point. Gibson revealed that some of the younger Bulls players wanted to see Dwyane Wade on the practice court more, an issue that came up in a Friday team..." January 28

  • Dwyane Wade And Jimmy Butler Got Benched For Lashing Out At The Bulls

    Dime Magazine "Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg announced that Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler would come off of the bench for Friday’s game against the Heat for disciplinary reasons. Wade and Butler have both been extremely critical of the team and the perceived lack of effort from their teammates of late as the Bulls..." January 28

  • Bulls' Role Players Believe Butler, Wade Playing 'Buddy Ball'

    Real GM Basketball "The Chicago Bulls have had struggles both on and off the court since their strong start to the season. Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade were critical of the Bulls' younger players this week, which prompted a sharp response from Rajon Rondo on Instagram. "The Bulls are full of unhappy players,"..." January 28

  • Rajon Rondo: ‘Dwyane Leads His Way. I Lead My Way’

    SLAM Online "After Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler ripped their teammates, Rajon Rondo came to their defense by ripping Wade and Butler, and then everyone faced reporters Friday following what surely was an ultra-awkward team meeting to say that everything is just peachy in Chicago. Wade says he’s not taking..." January 28

  • Following Rajon Rondo's 'my vets' post, Dwyane Wade says, 'no hard feelings'

    CBS Sports "As it turns out, having "three alphas" on your team may not work. Addressing a a pointed Instragram post from Bulls guard Rajon Rondo which called out Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler, Wade responded on Friday. The whole thing started when Wade and Butler blasted the Bulls after a 119-114 loss to..." January 27

  • Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler’s ire directed at Nikola Mirotic and Michael Carter-Williams

    Chicago Tribune "Rajon Rondo's answer didn't create headlines like the scorched Earth comments from Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler indicting their teammates' commitment, care level and work ethic did late Wednesday night. But Rondo's one-word reply from just more than 24 hours earlier in Orlando should be equally..." January 27

  • Rondo puts Wade, Butler on blast, questions their leadership

    NBA.com "Bulls guard Rajon Rondo criticized Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler in an Instagram rant Thursday for questioning the team's desire. Rondo fired back one day after Chicago's stars went off following a rough loss to Atlanta. Though he didn't mention Wade and Butler by name, it seemed clear he was..." January 27

  • Evan Turner thinks Rajon Rondo, Jimmy Butler & Dwyane Wade should settle their beef in the boxing ring

    Believe The Hype "Just when you thought that Dennis Schröder and Isaiah Thomas had the best WWE style feud in the NBA right now, Rajon Rondo had to have his ‘hold my beer’ moment then put his team-mates Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade on blast over their comments after the Chicago Bulls loss to the Atlanta Hawks..." January 27

  • Report: Bosh interested in reuniting with LeBron or Wade

    Larry Brown Sports "Chris Bosh has not ruled out continuing his professional basketball career despite his blood clotting condition, and the thought of playing with two of his former teammates could inspire him to listen out for the right opportunity. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that Bosh is not..." January 26

  • Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler seem to have had it with their Bulls teammates

    Chicago Tribune "Congratulations to whoever had game No. 47 in the pool for Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler to unleash their simmering frustrations with a flawed roster. That the Bulls blew a 10-point lead in the final three minutes to fall to the Hawks for a seventh straight time, 119-114, just gave their..." January 26

  • Dwyane Wade says the Bulls' season will influence decision on player option

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade admits he is concerned that the Bulls are just a .500 team at this point and there won't be much more growth in the final three months of the season. "I do," Wade said after shootaround Tuesday in advance of a game against the Orlando Magic. "I'm 35. I do get..." January 24

  • Wade's future with Bulls may hinge on Butler

    ESPN "As Dwyane Wade waits to see which direction the Bulls' front office goes in advance of next month's trade deadline, the future Hall of Famer told ESPN that Jimmy Butler's future will play a large part in whether he decides to stay in Chicago. Sources told ESPN that there continues to be debate..." January 19

  • After loss to Mavs, Wade says Bulls 'keep putting (their) hand on the hot stove every day'

    CSN Chicago "Dwyane Wade sounded every bit like a frustrated 35-year old father when talking about the repeated ills and so-called growing pains of his Bulls, as they surrendered yet another game against a sub-.500 team. Sometimes it's the New York Knicks whom the Bulls are offering temporary refuge. Or..." January 18

  • Dwyane Wade: All-Star Game has become a 'dunk show'

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade isn't sure exactly when the competitiveness of the NBA All-Star Game changed, but after playing in the game 11 times in his career, the future Hall of Famer definitely has felt a shift. "I don't know what year it changed," Wade said Thursday night after the New York Knicks defeated..." January 13

  • Dwyane Wade doubts Carmelo Anthony would waive no-trade clause with Knicks

    New York Daily News "The Knicks' season is spiraling out of control. So naturally, Carmelo Anthony trade rumors have started to swirl. Anthony must approve any possible landing spot by waiving his no-trade clause, which remains a long shot. But at 32 years old, Anthony is running out of time to chase a..." January 12

  • Wade: Jimmy Butler 'playing out of this world'

    ESPN "While amazing performances continue to come out of Oklahoma City, Houston and elsewhere, Dwyane Wade says he believes Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler shouldn't take a backseat to any of them. "He's playing as good as anybody in the league right now," Wade told ESPN.com on Saturday after the..." January 08

  • Dwyane Wade calls 2016 Finals LeBron James' defining moment

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade believes that LeBron James' performance in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 3-1 deficit to the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals is "a defining moment" for his close friend's legacy. "That was special," Wade said on Wednesday. "That was incredible. We've seen a..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade says Kobe Bryant, LeBron James are toughest players he's faced

    CBS Sports "Dwyane Wade's Chicago Bulls will face LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, which means it's time for the two of them to talk about how much respect they have for each other again. At shootaround, Wade said James and former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant are the two best players..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade, a gametime decision vs. Cavs, praises Rajon Rondo

    Chicago Tribune "Dwyane Wade's swollen left knee is improving but the 13-year veteran didn't participate in Wednesday's morning shootaround at Quicken Loans Arena and is a gametime decision against the Cavaliers. Wade, who joked his soreness began 14 years ago when he had the first of three knee surgeries while..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade ‘Disappointed’ By Booing Chicago Bulls Fans

    SLAM Online "After starting the season 3-0, the Bulls have fallen to 14-14 and the fans are starting to get restless. During last Friday night’s blowout loss to the Bucks, which marked Chicago’s third-straight loss, fans at the United Center booed the team’s effort. Dwyane Wade spoke out against the booing..." December 22

  • Dwyane Wade: Bulls putting too much pressure on Jimmy Butler

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade believes the Bulls are putting too much pressure on Jimmy Butler late in games. Speaking after a 107-97 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday -- a game that saw Butler shoot just 6-of-20 from the field -- Wade said the Bulls must be more versatile offensively in the final..." December 22

  • Dwyane Wade not pleased with hometown Chicago fans booing Bulls at home

    Fox Sports "The Chicago Bulls sit a game above .500 at 14-13. It’s not great, but, it’s not bad either. However, at the United Center in Chicago, where there are championship banners hanging in the rafters for as far as the eye can see, mediocrity is not embraced or appreciated by the fans. Following the..." December 21