Dwyane Wade RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dwyane Wade Had a Petty Response for Fans Who Suggested He Doesn't Deserve $24 Million

    Complex "Dwyane Wade informed the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night that he will exercise the player option in his current contract and stay with the team next season. Even though Wade could have opted out of his contract to join forces with good friend and former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James in..." June 21

  • Dwyane Wade tells Bulls he's picking up $24M option for 2017-18

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade told the team he is is picking up his $24 million player option to remain with the team next season, a source confirmed to ESPN's Nick Friedell. Wade had until June 27 to inform the Bulls of his decision, which was first reported by CSN Chicago. After the..." June 20

  • Sources: Wade leaning toward $24 million option for next season

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade is leaning toward picking up his $24 million player option to remain with the team next season, league sources told ESPN.com. Wade has until June 27 to inform the Bulls of his decision. After the season, sources said, Wade told the Bulls he had no interest in..." June 20

  • Sources: Dwyane Wade still mulling decision to pick up player option with Bulls

    CSN Chicago "Dwyane Wade sat courtside in Cleveland in a fashionable jumpsuit that made its rounds through social media as the Cavaliers registered their lone win in the NBA Finals last week, drawing conversations from Kyrie Irving as Irving kept the eventual champion Golden State Warriors at bay in the second..." June 14

  • Bulls players reportedly believe Dwyane Wade will stay in Chicago

    Chicago Sun-Times "While the front office came out of a weekend meeting with Dwyane Wade with no official decision from the veteran guard on his 2017-18 $23.8-million player option, several teammates had a sense of the direction Wade was leaning. “He definitely sounds like a guy that’s coming back,’’ one Bulls..." June 12

  • Dwyane Wade meets with Bulls management

    Chicago Tribune "After sitting courtside in Cleveland for Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Dwyane Wade met with Bulls management in Chicago on Saturday for his season-ending player exit meeting, sources said. Similar to Jimmy Butler, Wade met briefly with management on April 29, the day after the Celtics eliminated..." June 11

  • Bulls Expect Dwyane Wade To Exercise $23.8M Player Option

    Real GM Basketball "Dwyane Wade has yet to formally make a decision on his $23.8 million player option with the Chicago Bulls for the 17-18 season. Wade is unlikely to command that type of salary on the open market this offseason. "All I can tell you is most everyone associated with the Bulls believes Wade will..." May 25

  • Gabrielle Union on Twitter Addressing Trolls About Resting Players & Wade Being Old

    Black Sports Online "Gabrielle Union has always made it known that she’s the only one that can come for her husband, Bulls star Dwyane Wade. Gabrielle Union — bored with the Cavaliers-Celtics game on Friday night — joined in on the growing twitter debate, regarding whether NBA teams should rest their players during..." May 20

  • Dwyane Wade has Fred Hoiberg’s back, boos and all

    Chicago Sun-Times "Fred Hoiberg heard the boos throughout the second half of the Bulls’ Game 6 loss to the Celtics on Friday night. And he caught wind of the “Fire Hoiberg!’’ chants near the end of the game. “Sure, I understand the frustration,” Hoiberg said. “It was a frustrating game, there’s no doubt about..." April 30

  • Dwyane Wade wants to leave all options open this summer

    ESPN "Bulls guard Dwyane Wade wants to leave all his options open this summer as he decides whether he wants to pick up the player option he has for $23.8 million next season. "There's so many different variables that come into play, especially for me at this point in my career," Wade said after his..." April 29

  • Dwyane Wade says Bulls’ showers had no hot water in Boston

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bulls suffered a rough loss in Boston last night. It didn’t get better afterward. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: 'Wade just informed teammates there's no hot water for showers in visiting locker room' " April 27

  • Dwyane Wade's ex can't sue her divorce lawyer behind closed doors, judge rules

    Chicago Tribune "Dwyane Wade's ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches' attempt to continue to litigate their divorce in secret was rejected Wednesday by a Cook County judge. Funches, who rattled through a dozen divorce attorneys before settling on a 13th, Brian Hurst, is now suing him, alleging he botched her $5.125..." April 27

  • 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