Dwyane Wade RUMORS & NEWS

  • No minutes restriction for Dwyane Wade — yet

    Palm Beach Post "While the Lakers are discussing parameters for how much they plan to exert Kobe Bryant this year, Dwyane Wade and the Heat are nowhere near that type of conversation. Coming off a season in which his health seemed to modestly improve, Miami coach Erik Spoelstra said today that Wade goes into..." September 24

  • Dwyane Wade explains his fashion-statement cape (sort of) | Photos

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Which led to this explanation (of sorts) in another Instagram post: STYLE vs FASHION: The Age Old Question: I was honored to be selected with other very Stylish and Fashionable Men by @esquire to find the answer. Today, with more people having access to the elusive world of fashion through..." August 13

  • Dwyane Wade launches his own wine label in China

    CBS Sports "With his affinity for bathing in red wine, Dwyane Wade's new teammate Amar'e Stoudemiremay also be his newest customer. While in China on a Li-Ning promotional tour, Wade posted photos of wine bottles bearing his name on social media. As it turns out, this was just a sneak peak of his newest..." July 26

  • Dwyane Wade has never been carried, nor is retirement in sight

    Sporting News "Dwyane Wade is 33 years old and has played in the NBA for 12 seasons. We know that Wade will return to the Heat for at least one more season, but many believe his best days are well in the past. Wade hasn't played in at least 70 regular season games since the 2010-2011 season, and his minutes..." July 06

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    Bleacher Report @BleacherReport

    Dwyane Wade reportedly agrees to a 1-year, $20M deal with the Heat, according to @AP pic.twitter.com/xjk1OHqAFo

  • Wade agrees to one-year, $20 million deal with Heat

    CBS Sports "The drama was all for naught. The Associated Press reports that Dwyane Wade has agreed to a one-year, $20 million deal with the Miami Heat as Pat Riley keeps his franchise icon. The move follows over a month of public maneuvers from both sides as the Heat had reportedly objected to giving Wade..." July 02

  • Hassan Whiteside's emergence could cost Dwyane Wade a max contract

    Sporting News "After boldly securing Goran Dragic at the trade deadline, the post-LeBron James Heat had the makings of a strong core for years to come. But acquiring and re-signing the Slovenian star also created an incredibly complicated 2015 offseason thanks to an unusual salary cap situation — mostly thanks..." July 02

  • Pat Riley, Dwyane Wade will have to go to great lengths for a deal

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The gap between Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley? About 4,000 miles. Not that distance makes that much of a difference these days in NBA free agency, considering the Miami Heat re-signed Chris Bosh last summer while he was in Africa and agreed to terms Wednesday with Goran Dragic while he was in..." July 02

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Lakers haven't scheduled a meeting with Dwyane Wade just yet, but I'm told they plan to. Meeting with Greg Monroe and DeAndre Jordan today

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Free agent Dwyane Wade and Miami are progressing in talks on a likely multi-year deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Dwyane Wade decides not to pick up option with Heat

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade, a perennial All-Star and three-time NBA champion, has decided to not pick up his option with the Miami Heat for next year, a source said Monday. Wade, who was scheduled to make $16.1 million next season, will automatically become a free agent Wednesday. The Heat and Wade were at..." June 30

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    Dwyane Wade will not pick up his player option for next year & instead become a free agent, source tells ESPN

  • Dwyane Wade to become free agent at midnight if he does not pick up option

    ESPN "As the clock ticks toward Dwyane Wade's midnight contractual deadline, the Miami Heat are preparing for the most decorated player in franchise history to enter free agency. The Heat are still awaiting word from Wade and his representatives as to whether the perennial All-Star and three-time NBA..." June 29

  • Report: Heat's Dwyane Wade expected to opt out to become free agent

    The Score "Miami Heat president Pat Riley might need to take a double dose of Aspirin because one of the greatest players to ever suit up for his team seems to be heading for the door. As of 12:01 a.m. on July 1, it will be up to Riley to ensure said door is a revolving one in order to bring back Heat..." June 29

  • After a long draft day, Pat Riley did little to ease fears that Dwyane Wade might leave Miami

    Miami Herald "I am not a pessimist. Those were Pat Riley's words late Thursday night after long hours in the draft-day war room. Maybe he was tired. Maybe this is nothing. Or maybe it's the first sign from the Heat's side of this drama that this business of keeping Dwyane Wade is going to take some major..." June 26

  • Dwyane Wade, Heat to address contract issues within next week

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat are planning to meet within the next week to address contract issues and attempt to reach an agreement on the future, multiple sources told ESPN. Wade has until next Monday to decide on whether he's going to opt in for next season and earn $16.1 million or become..." June 22

  • Wade, Lakers Have ‘Mutual Interest’ In Free Agency

    Lakers Nation "The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to be one of the major players in free agency and will have plenty of cap room to offer to a number of players. One name who has come up recently is Miami Heat guard, Dwyane Wade. Wade is currently embroiled in a contract dispute with the Heat and according..." June 22

  • Dwyane Wade's dad on son playing for Heat: 'Let's pray that he stays'

    CBS Sports "Dwyane Wade may have misspoke last week when he said, "When I was in Miami..." but his word choice was quite curious especially since he has been airing his grievances with the Heat about his contract. Since he took a shorter deal last summer, Wade wants a raise and a long-term deal this..." June 21

  • Did Dwyane Wade hint that he is leaving Heat?

    Larry Brown Sports "All those reports about Dwyane Wade considering leaving the Miami Heat if they don’t match his contract desires might actually have some substance to them. Wade has been serving as a guest analyst for ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals, and during Tuesday’s pregame show prior to Game 6, the..." June 17

  • Wade creates a 'tense' moment when discussing Heat

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dwyane Wade returned Tuesday to the NBA Finals in his part-time role as ABC analyst and briefly added fuel to the swirl regarding his impending opt-out decision with the Miami Heat. Asked about the elimination position the Cleveland Cavaliers found themselves in entering Game 6 of the NBA..." June 17

  • Wade completes four-day Harvard sports management course

    Hot Hot Hoops "Dwyane Wade might not stand as a participant in the 2015 NBA Finals -- his first absence from basketball's biggest stage in since 2011 -- but he is still managing to keep himself busy. After Wade served as a guest analyst on ABC for Games 2 and 3 of the Finals, he completed a four-day executive..." June 15

  • Report: Dwyane Wade’s friend telling people Heat offered guard $36 million over next three years

    Pro Basketball Talk "Dwyane Wade and the Heat are at an impasse. Due $16,125,000 next season if he exercises his player option, Wade reportedly wants $20 million per year. The Heat reportedly want to pay him under $10 million per season. But those reports have overlooked a key factor – how the money would be..." June 11

  • LeBron James told Dwyane Wade about his secret motivation

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is one of the many players who has told reporters during these playoffs that no extra motivation is needed at this point -- the goal is to win a title. James did, however, reveal after Game 2 of the NBA Finals that he has "some other motivation that I..." June 10

  • Goran Dragic should take discount to re-sign with Heat, not Dwyane Wade

    Hot Hot Hoops "Even though the NBA Finals don't involve the Miami Heat at all, it hasn't stopped the team from making the news thanks to Dwyane Wade. For nearly two weeks, the conversation has been focused on the reasons why he should take less so Pat Riley can do more versus why Wade should finally get paid..." June 09

  • Wade says contract to be settled in July, which indicates opting out

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dwyane Wade made sure his decision wouldn't get in the way of LeBron James on Sunday night. And his contract status apparently won't be decided this month, either. While the Miami Heat guard served as a guest analyst on ABC's coverage of Sunday's NBA Finals Game between the Cleveland Cavaliers..." June 09

  • Miami sees another super-team, but Wade isn't cooperating

    Yahoo! Sports "By all accounts, Heat president Pat Riley is preparing himself for another super-team scenario, and why wouldn’t he be? In the past decade, he’s acquired Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James — arguably the NBA’s two greatest post-Jordan era players — for the franchise’s trio of titles. This is..." June 03

  • Report: Dwyane Wade ‘would welcome’ a contract averaging $20 million annually over next three years

    Pro Basketball Talk "Dwyane Wade is reportedly less than thrilled with the way contract negotiations are going with the Heat, and he may even consider testing the market as a free agent if things don’t turn out as he may have planned. Wade opted out of a more lucrative deal last summer, in a move intended to help..." June 03

  • Report: Heat offered Dwyane Wade under $10 million per season

    Pro Basketball Talk "Last summer, Dwyane Wade terminated a contract that would have paid $20,164,000 this season and $21,655,000 next season. He signed a new deal that pays $15 million this season and $16,125,000 next season. Both contracts included player options for next season, and Wade initially said he..." June 03

  • LeBron addresses Wade Heat negotiations . . . sort of

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "LeBron James faced the type of direct questions about Dwyane Wade's contract negotiations Monday that even Wade has yet to face. Soon enough, though, Wade will get his own national forum, amid word that Wade will work on ABC's studio coverage of the NBA Finals, a series that pits James'..." June 02

  • Report: Wade Wasn’t Architect of Big 3, LeBron Was Secret Mastermind

    Black Sports Online "For years, everyone has been told that Wade had to convince LeBron to join the Heat. It is was considered one of the most brilliant things that Wade has ever done. It put him in a no-lose situation. If they won (which they eventually did) he would get praised and more rings. If they lost (which..." June 01

  • Report: Heat want Wade to use opt-in clause to go after Durant

    CBS Sports "The Miami Heat always have huge plans. That fact might be a problem in the short term, as president Pat Riley and "Heat lifer" Dwyane Wade are involved in a bit of a contract dispute. Miami's plan, according to the Miami Herald's Dan Le Batard, is to re-sign Goran Dragic this summer, then the..." June 01

  • Wade seeking Heat deal that could test Riley's limits

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With Dwyane Wade in position to opt out of his Miami Heat contract for the second consecutive summer and third time in eight years, the All-Star guard's agent made it clear Thursday that the latest round of negotiations might not be a slam dunk. At season's end, when asked about the opt-out..." May 29

  • Report: Wade 'open' to leaving Miami if new Heat deal isn't reached

    CBS Sports "Dwyane Wade opted out last year, to give the Heat some room to pursue upgrades to the roster in part to lure LeBron James back. That didn't happen, and Wade re-signed for two years, $31 million, giving the Heat some cap room but also giving him an option for next year. With the fact that Wade is..." May 29

  • Dwyane Wade embraced return to leading man role with Heat

    Fox Sports Florida "With the game's best player on the court and his best friend off the court gone, Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade assumed a familiar role in the 2014-15 season with the only NBA team he's ever played for. As the chief playmaker on offense and eager to prove to the world (and perhaps himself) he..." May 21

  • Dwyane Wade Undecided On $16M Option For 15-16

    Real GM Basketball "Dwyane Wade said he is in no rush to decide on his player option for the 2015-16 season, worth about $16 million. "I signed my deal the way I did for a reason ... and the organization did it for a reason," Wade said. "It's my option. I'll decide when the time is right." April 22

  • Dwyane Wade won't recruit, might not have to with Goran Dragic

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dwyane Wade has made it clear over the years that when it comes to free agency, he prefers to stay out of the recruiting game. While the exception came in the 2010 offseason, when he helped align LeBron James and Chris Bosh as teammates, he removed himself from the equation last summer when..." April 16

  • Wade on Heat, 'There's been times when it's been awful'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "In a week or sometimes soon thereafter, Dwyane Wade will formally be able to sum up the experience that has been the whirlwind of the Miami Heat's 2014-15 season. But based where the Heat stand at the moment, it's not as if the assessment is going to be decidedly different when that final..." April 06

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    INJURY UPDATE: Dwyane Wade (left knee bruise) will not return to tonight’s #HEATgame.

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Wade said he will play.

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Dwyane Wade (left knee contusion) is a game-time decision for tonight vs the Hawks.

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Dwyane Wade (left knee contusion) has been ruled out of tonight’s #HEATgame vs the Boston Celtics.

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    Shandel Richardson @ShandelRich

    Wade did not go through shootaround. Wasn't feeling well, according to Heat

  • Dwyane Wade Rips Teammate Hassan Whiteside After Cheap Shot On Kelly Olynyk

    NESN "Kelly Olynyk might have been caught completely off-guard by Hassan Whiteside’s senseless cheap shot Monday, but Dwyane Wade, sadly, was not. Wade, the Miami Heat’s longest-serving player and face of the franchise, has seen this type of thing before from his young teammate — less than a week..." March 10

  • Dwyane Wade plans return Feb. 20 against Knicks

    Pro Basketball Talk "This is where the extended one-week All-Star break is helping some teams this year. Dwyane Wade has a right hamstring issue that, when announced at the end of last month, was expected to keep him out a few weeks. That will end up being seven games (they were 2-4 entering the Cleveland game..." February 12

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver has to pick the injury replacement for Dwyane Wade and I'm hearing that it will be Kyle Korver who gets the nod

  • Dwyane Wade to sit out of All-Star Game

    NBA.com "After 10 consecutive All-Star appearances, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade will be sitting this one out. After being selected as an All-Star reserve by Eastern Conference coaches, Wade suffered a hamstring injury that has kept him out of action for Miami’s last six games. And while Wade is..." February 10

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    Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh

    Dwyane Wade closed today's media session with this: "You won't be seeing me for a while so get a good look at this face."

  • Wade Says Best Case Scenario for Return is 2-3 Weeks

    Miami Herald "Dwyane Wade knew as soon as it happened. This latest injury might take longer than usual to heal. Calling a sudden news conference on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena, Wade told reporters, “I won’t be seeing y’all for a little while, so take a good look at this face.” The shooting guard..." January 29

  • Wade expected to miss extended time

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Based on initial examinations, the Miami Heat are expecting to be without guard Dwyane Wade for an extended period after he was sidelined in the second half of Tuesday's 109-102 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks with a strained right hamstring. Wade took treatment Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena,..." January 28

  • James Harden, Dwyane Wade among All-Star starter snubs

    CBS Sports "We know who's starting in the 2014 NBA All-Star Game, as the 10 players selected by a fan vote were announced on TNT on Thursday. As always, we can quibble with the names on that list, and that's what we're here to do. Here are some players who could be sitting at home, wondering what more they..." January 23