There were a lot of reports going around that Wade could leave Miami and sign to a new team because of his negotiation talks with the Heat to resign were not going well. As of Thursday afternoon, Wade and the Miami Heat agreed on a 1-year $20M deal that would keep the ‘D’ in D-Wade back in South Beach.
Wade released a statment and video,
“I am extremely proud of my personal contributions in helping to build the HEAT franchise and for bringing three NBA championship wins to our great city,” Wade said in a statement yesterday. “For my entire NBA career, Miami has always been my city and my home. I’m overwhelmed with the love and support the Miami community have consistently shown me and my family throughout the years.”