Dwyane Wade RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron, Wade placing 'a nice bet and more' on World Series

    CBS Sports "Earlier in the week, we detailed how Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has become a vocal supporter of the Cleveland Indians during their postseason run. It just so turns out that James' Indians will be facing one of his friend and former teammate's teams in the World Series. The Chicago..." October 23

  • Bulls’ Dwyane Wade mum on a potential return to Miami

    Today's Fastbreak "Chicago Bulls’ shooting guard Dwyane Wade sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Rohan Nadkarni of Sports Illustrated last month. As a result, the veteran leader discussed nearly joining the Bulls in the summer 2010, what made him ultimately decide to go home to Chicago as well as a variety of..." October 19

  • Wade calls Jordan, Kobe the 2 greatest SGs of all time

    Total Pro Sports "Ask any basketball fan and you might get the same answer when you ask them who the greatest NBA player of all time is and 9 times out of 10, it will be Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. Since his retirement, every new big talent has been dubbed the second coming of Jordan and every single..." October 16

  • Dwyane Wade says superteams are 'great' for league

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade believes that superteams are "great" for the NBA. The Chicago Bulls guard made the declaration during a 20-minute, post-practice media session in which he hit on a variety of different topics regarding the past and present of free agency. Wade -- who welcomed LeBron James and..." October 14

  • Wade: LeBron And I Liked Chicago Situation In 2010 Until Heat Could Also Fit Bosh

    Real GM Basketball "Dwyane Wade said both he and LeBron James were interested in signing with the Chicago Bulls during the summer of 2010. Wade said Chris Bosh changed the equation since the Miami Heat could accommodate the three of them. "My eyes were here, LeBron's eyes were here," said Wade. "Miami put a..." October 13

  • LeBron James on Dwyane Wade joining Cavs: 'We couldn't afford him'

    ESPN "It would be hard to imagine back when the Miami Heat were coming off consecutive championships a few seasons ago that LeBron James and Dwyane Wade would both leave the franchise as free agents in short order. Yet sure enough, James went back to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014 and Wade..." October 13

  • Dwyane Wade has no illusions about the Bulls' championship potential

    CBS Sports "Playing in his hometown of Chicago was one of the main reasons Dwyane Wade decided to make a drastic change and leave the Miami Heat for the Bulls this past offseason. While playing in his hometown has always been a dream of Wade's, he is staying realistic and doesn't envision himself bringing a..." October 11

  • Dwyane Wade Might Finally Become A Legitimate Three-Point Threat With The Bulls

    Dime Magazine "Dwyane Wade has always had a tense relationship with the three-point shot. A career 28 percent shooter from beyond the arc, Wade shot a ghastly 16 percent on just 44 attempts in the 2015-16 season, his last with the Miami Heat. His resumé with the Chicago Bulls, his new team and the one he will..." October 09

  • Dwyane Wade explains why LeBron James can never surpass Michael Jordan

    Fox Sports "Maybe Dwyane Wade is just trying to light a fire under one of his best friends. How else to explain the Chicago Bulls guard's recent comments about LeBron James? When Wade was asked whether LeBron can ever catch Michael Jordan, the ghost that James claims he's chasing, Wade was rather..." October 06

  • Could Dwyane Wade Bring Team Banana Boat to Chicago?

    The Ringer "wyane Wade and Rajon Rondo are stopgaps for a retooling Chicago Bulls team. That would sound crazy to someone who fell asleep in 2012 and woke up today, but it’s a reality. Wade and Rondo are two nonshooting, ball-pounding, past-their-prime guards that don’t make a lick of sense for Fred Hoiberg’s..." October 06

  • Dwyane Wade Finally Explains Why He Didn't Sign With LeBron James and the Cavs

    Complex "When Dwyane Wade became a free agent over the summer, there was a lot of speculation about him potentially taking his talents to Cleveland to play alongside his friend and former teammate LeBron James on the Cavaliers. Yes, he would have had to take a huge payout to do it—he would have had to sign..." October 05

  • Fred Hoiberg allows Dwyane Wade to stop practice, call out teammates

    ESPN "Aside from his superstar name and championship pedigree, one of the biggest reasons the Chicago Bulls signed Dwyane Wade over the summer was his ability to teach and mentor the team's young core of players. That message has been hammered home during the Bulls' first week of training camp by..." October 02

  • Fred Hoiberg encourages Dwyane Wade to take open 3-pointers

    Chicago Tribune "iven that he possesses a career 23.7 points per game scoring average, it's not bragging when Dwyane Wade assesses his ability to adjust to a new offensive system. "My game translates anywhere," Wade said. What may surprise, given his career 3-point shooting percentage of 28.4, is that coach..." September 29

  • Fred Hoiberg encourages Dwyane Wade to take open 3-pointers

    Chicago Tribune "Given that he possesses a career 23.7 points per game scoring average, it's not bragging when Dwyane Wade assesses his ability to adjust to a new offensive system. "My game translates anywhere," Wade said. What may surprise, given his career 3-point shooting percentage of 28.4, is that coach..." September 29

  • Wade ‘praying’ that Chris Bosh will be able to make comeback

    Palm Beach Post "Chris Bosh is pushing to return to the basketball court and Dwyane Wade supports him. “He loves to play basketball and he’s one of the best at it in the world,” Wade said of his close friend Saturday after the D. Wade CommUNITY Bike Ride. “The last two years has sucked for him and his family..." September 18

  • Udonis Haslem Hopes To Play With Wade Again

    Hoops Rumors "As we noted earlier today, Dwyane Wade admitted on Saturday morning that the one think he’ll miss most about playing for the Heat is his longtime teammate Udonis Haslem. Per Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, that feeling is mutual. Haslem referred to Wade as “family,” adding that he’ll support..." September 17

  • Dwyane Wade has yet to receive that farewell email from Pat Riley

    CBS Sports "A fiery competitor like Pat Riley can be a little petty when things don't go his way. After LeBron James left to go home to bring the Cleveland Cavaliers a championship in 2014, Riley called Luol Deng, who signed with the team shortly after, the most important free-agent signing in Miami Heat..." September 17

  • Dwyane Wade thanks Miami with billboard

    Larry Brown Sports "Now a member of the Bulls, Dwyane Wade wanted Miami to know he’s appreciative of the support he received from the city during his time with the Heat. Wade may be gone, but there is a lasting image of him high above the ground in the place he called home for the first 13 years of his NBA career...." September 17

  • Gabrielle Union Shows Support for Kaepernick at ‘Birth of a Nation’ Premiere

    Variety "During the Q&A portion of last night’s second screening at TIFF, “Birth of a Nation” co-star and outspoken critic of Nate Parker’s rape allegations, Gabrielle Union invoked the spirit of change and put Colin Kaepernick on the same pedestal as Nate Turner. “If you are wondering about Colin..." September 11

  • Dwyane Wade: Return to Chicago is ‘bigger than basketball’

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade's focus is on more than basketball as he returns to Chicago to play for his hometown Bulls. In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" that aired Friday morning, Wade said he hopes to help bring change to a city that has been hit hard by violence this year. "My purpose for..." September 02

  • Wade: Trump's tweet 'left a bad taste in my mouth'

    Business Insider "Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade said that Donald Trump's remarks following his cousin's shooting death in Chicago left "a bad taste" in his mouth. In an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, the NBA star admitted that he was "conflicted" because Trump's statement raised awareness..." September 02

  • LeBron and Dwyane Wade Practiced Together, Still Have Enviable Abs

    The Big Lead "Last season, there was some drama in the media — which we were not exempt from — when LeBron James jetted down to Miami in the middle of the season and worked out with his former teammate, Dwyane Wade. They both made it explicitly clear that they don’t care about any criticism they receive for..." September 01

  • 2 Chicago men charged in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin

    USA Today "Police charged two men with murder for the fatal shooting death of the cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade, officials said Sunday. Nykea Aldridge, 32, the mother of four, was pushing a baby stroller Friday afternoon in Chicago's South Side when she was shot. Police said she was not the..." August 28

  • Don Cheadle Rips Trump for Taking Advantage of Wade Tragedy

    Black Sports Online "Someone in Donald Trump’s camp should have revoked his social media access long ago! Following the tragic murder of Nykea Aldridge, cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, the Donald took to Twitter to attempt to capitalize on the situation. Trump sent out the above tweet where he even misspelled the..." August 28

  • Dwyane Wade’s cousin shot and killed in Chicago

    ESPN "A woman who was fatally shot while pushing a baby in a stroller on Chicago's South Side has been identified as a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade. Authorities say Nykea Aldridge, 32, was killed when two males walked up and fired shots at a third man about 3:30 p.m. Friday. Police say the woman..." August 27

  • Donald Trump Uses Wade’s Cousin Murder to Ask For Black Votes

    Black Sports Online "Donald Trump is trying to win an election by any means necessary, so what he is doing is pandering to the lowest common denominator of people in our country. People who aren’t intelligent enough to see what he is doing and will just follow the person who talks the loudest." August 27

  • Dwyane Wade on murder of cousin Nykea Aldridge: 'Enough is enough'

    Fox Sports "Chicago is home for Dwyane Wade, who left the Miami Heat to join the Bulls this offseason. He was born on the South Side and went to high school in nearby Oak Lawn. Next season was supposed to be a happy homecoming for the three-time NBA champion. Tragically, that home took a member of the..." August 27

  • Dwyane Wade’s Ex-Wife Wants $10M Because She Helped His Career & He Had Endorsements

    Bossip "Dwayne Wade’s ex has named her price to end to the back and forth over their divorce. Siovaughn Funches said in court papers that she is entitled to at least $10 million from her ex-husband because many of his endorsement deals occurred while they were married, according to court docs..." August 11

  • LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The Heat

    Uproxx "On November 26, 2013, Kobe Bryant signed a contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-year deal would pay him $48.5 million over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, presumably the ultimate twilight of his Hall-of-Fame career. That Bryant’s on-court impact wouldn’t live up to such an..." August 02

  • Dwyane Wade says he didn't leave Heat because of money or rift with Pat Riley

    CBS Sports "Before Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat, there were reports that he was "deeply angered" by their initial contract offer and negotiations had grown contentious. After he agreed to join the Chicago Bulls, it was reported that Heat president Pat Riley never called him during free agency. Riley told..." July 30

  • Melo can't believe Dwyane Wade left Heat for Bulls

    ESPN "Like many people around the NBA, New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony couldn't believe that Dwyane Wade actually decided to leave the Miami Heat and sign with the Chicago Bulls. "I was shocked," Anthony said before Thursday's Team USA practice at the United Center. "I was shocked more from..." July 28

  • Details on Dwyane Wade’s Ex-Wife Writing Tell-All Book About His Side Chicks

    Black Sports Online "I think everyone has come to the conclusion Wade’s ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches-Wade is never going to let Wade completely go. At this point it doesn’t even matter if Wade was a good or bad husband. After so many years when do you move on? She is trying to get the divorce settlement overturned..." July 21

  • Bulls officially sign Dwyane Wade to reported 2-year, $47.5M contract

    The Score "Dwyane Wade is coming home to The Windy City. The All-Star guard has signed with the Chicago Bulls, the team announced Friday. The deal will reportedly be worth $47.5 million over two years. "We are thrilled that Dwyane has decided to come to Chicago," Bulls general manager Gar Forman said..." July 16

  • Pat Riley has 'great regret' about the Dwyane Wade free agency debacle

    USA Today "Miami Heat president Pat Riley regrets how he handled the Dwyane Wade free agency debacle that ultimately ended in the abrupt and unexpected departure of the most decorated player in franchise history. Too little, too late. "The buck really stops here," Riley said in a press conference on..." July 16

  • Heat's Haslem jokes he should've pulled a CP3, handcuffed Wade

    The Score "Looking back, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem admits he should've tried a little harder to prevent longtime teammate Dwyane Wade from signing with the Chicago Bulls this offseason. "In hindsight, maybe I should have came in and pulled a Chris Paul and handcuffed (Wade) like they did DeAndre..." July 13

  • After Wade's departure, Riley commits to flexibility with young core

    Hot Hot Hoops "Pat Riley isn't much of a mourner. Well, he apparently texted "SADDDDDDD!!!! SO saddddddd!" to the Miami Herald's Dan LeBatard after Dwyane Wade announced his intention to sign with the Chicago Bulls. And the degree to which Wade's exit was in Riley's mind from the beginning will be an..." July 12

  • Wade thanks Nuggets on Twitter for impressing him in meeting

    The Score "The Denver Nuggets seemed like a long shot to sign unrestricted free agent Dwyane Wade, even after they reportedly put the largest offer on the table: a two-year deal worth over $50 million." July 10

  • Wade won't hold grudge: 'I love Pat Riley'

    The Score "Dwyane Wade has returned to Miami - the only professional basketball home he's ever had - for his summer youth camp. He began to say his goodbyes Saturday. "The business side of the sport, it sucks," Wade told reporters, according to Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press. Wade agreed to a..." July 09

  • Wade’s Latest Snapchat Sounds Like He Regrets Leaving Miami

    Black Sports Online "I saw Dwyane Wade’s appearance on Live with Kelly on Thursday and I immediately noticed the discomfort and downward tone as he spoke about his time in Miami. This has to be a tough period for Wade, leaving a city he has lived and played in for 13 years, and I sensed a lot of regret in the video..." July 09

  • Hassan Whiteside Allegedly Would Have Taken Less Money For The Heat To Keep Dwyane Wade

    Uproxx "Pat Riley royally screwed up by not finding a way to bring Dwyane Wade back to the Heat, and it is looking more and more like there were viable alternatives to still pay Wade the money he wanted and keep him in Miami. Wade was initially insulted by the $10 million per year offer that Riley..." July 08

  • Wade’s Ex-Wife Wants to Reopen Divorce Settlement After New Deal

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It began nearly a decade ago — and seemed to have finally ended with a $5 million-plus settlement in 2013. But newly-signed Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade's long, bitter divorce from his high school sweetheart Siohvaughn Funches still isn't over, at least as far as she's concerned. Funches..." July 08

  • Heat to sell Dwyane Wade merchandise for $13

    Larry Brown Sports "On Wednesday, we found out the Dwyane Wade era in Miami is over after the franchise’s greatest player agreed to sign with the Bulls. In the wake of the news, the Heat are going to sell Wade merchandise at a discounted price, with the amount having significant meaning. Since being drafted in..." July 08

  • Report: Pat Riley never called Wade during contract negotiations

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade made the decision to sign with the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, proving that he was not merely trying to leverage the Miami Heat into giving him more money. The relationship between Wade and the team he spent the first 13 years of his career with had gotten so bad, in fact, that he..." July 07

  • Dwyane Wade on leaving Miami Heat: ‘It’s still surreal, I’m still numb’

    Palm Beach Post "Dwyane Wade broke his silence. Just hours after making his huge free-agent decision to leave the Heat and join the Bulls on Wednesday night, Wade served as a co-host on “Live with Kelly” on Thursday morning. The 12-time All-Star didn’t waste any time addressing Heat fans on national..." July 07

  • Pat Riley admits he is 'so sad' but wishes Dwyane Wade well as he leaves the Heat

    Fox Sports "Dwyane Wade shocked the basketball world Wednesday night by announcing he would leave the Miami Heat and join the Chicago Bulls. There were signs of trouble between the franchise and its cornerstone player in recent days, but few expected the 12-time All-Star and three-time NBA champion would..." July 07

  • Hassan Whiteside sends out interesting tweet following Dwyane Wade departure

    Sportsnaut "Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside will officially sign his four-year max deal with the team sometime on Thursday. Unless he doesn’t. Immediately following the mind-blowing news that Dwyane Wade has left the Heat after 13 seasons with the team, Whiteside sent this rather cryptic tweet out to..." July 07

  • Heat fans set Wade's jersey on fire

    The Score "Reaction to Dwyane Wade leaving South Beach for his hometown Chicago Bulls was generally mixed, but some Miami Heat fans went to the extreme to express their discontent with his decision. Shortly after the news broke, some fans threw his jersey onto a barbecue and set it on fire." July 07

  • Dwyane Wade Finally Figured Out What Loyalty Buys In Miami

    Deadspin "I never really thought Dwyane Wade would leave Miami. The problem ultimately turned out to be that Micky Arison and Pat Riley thought that too. Wade is joining the Chicago Bulls, and he’s doing it for more money: a reported $47.5 million two-year deal, compared with the Heat’s $41.5 million..." July 07

  • Report: Dwyane Wade will sign deal with Bulls

    SI "Miami Heat free-agent guard Dwyane Wade has informed the Chicago Bulls he will sign a contract with them, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Bulls must clear the requisite cap space to sign Wade, believed to be in the neighborhood of two years, $40 million, according to Ethan..." July 07

  • Report: Bulls attempting to clear cap space to sign Wade

    The Score "The Chicago Bulls are calling other teams in an attempt to unload contracts to create cap room that would allow them to sign Dwyane Wade, according to sources of The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. Wade, a Chicago native, is serious about a potential move to the Bulls, Wojnarowski..." July 06