Dwyane Wade RUMORS & NEWS

  • Hassan Whiteside says Miami Heat would embrace a Dwyane Wade return

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The respect has endured through the departure and assuredly would be there if there is a return. Hassan Whiteside said as much Saturday when the discussion turned to a possible Miami Heat reunion with Dwyane Wade. "It'd be great," Whiteside said at a fundraiser for his Whiteside Foundation...." August 20

  • Bulls expected to buyout Dwyane Wade in next few months

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade’s days in Chicago appear to be numbered. Nick Friedell of ESPN reported on Wednesday that the Bulls are expected to agree to a buyout with Wade “at some point in the next few months.” The 35-year-old Wade, who put up 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game for Chicago..." August 16

  • Dwyane Wade to be honored with 'Human Spirit' award by Hall of Fame

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Former Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been named one of three 2017 recipients of the Mannie Jackson Basketball's Human Spirit Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The award, according to the Hall, "honors individuals who have found the game of basketball to be a..." July 23

  • Lakers considered Dwyane Wade pursuit to lure LeBron James

    Fanrag Sports "In a report themed around the Los Angeles Lakers attempting to become the kind of destination for free agents they haven’t been in a few years, ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski detailed one potential move that would have represented LeBron James groundwork. Having become the lurking presence for a..." July 20

  • Report: Dwyane Wade Could Return to Heat if Bulls Buy Him Out

    12 Up "Dwyane Wade and Miami seemed to be a match made in heaven. When the Flash made his official decision to leave the Heat to play for Chicago at the start of the 2016 season, many people were taken aback. Wade can't leave Miami, can he? The 12-time All-Star would end up signing with the Bulls..." July 19

  • Fred Hoiberg: Wade set to start season with Bulls, no buyout coming

    ESPN "The Chicago Bulls expect veteran guard Dwyane Wade to begin next season on the team's roster, despite speculation throughout the league regarding a potential buyout between the former All-Star and the team. When asked Sunday whether he thought Wade would be bought out before the season begins,..." July 09

  • Bulls have no plans to offer Dwyane Wade buyout

    Larry Brown Sports "One of Chicago’s Three Alphas may well stick around despite the Bulls’ teardown. According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Bulls still value Dwyane Wade’s veteran presence on what will be a very young team, and have no plans to offer the guard a buyout." June 30

  • Bulls say Wade buyout must be 'advantageous' for team

    Sportsnaut "Dwyane Wade may not be interested in returning to the Chicago Bulls in light of the draft-day trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Some reports indicate he is still planning on opting into his deal, while others suggest he is ready to move on. Due to make $24 million, one..." June 27

  • Hornets GM Introduces Dwayne Bacon As Dwyane Wade In Hilarious Gaffe

    NESN "Dwayne Bacon received a warm welcome to the Charlotte Hornets organization Saturday afternoon. Well, kind of. Bacon, who the Hornets grabbed with the No. 40 pick in this year’s draft, was introduced alongside No. 11 overall pick Malik Monk by Charlotte general manager Rich Cho. But thanks..." June 25

  • Dwyane Wade would consider returning to play for Miami Heat

    Clutch Points "It’s only been a year since Dwyane Wade left the franchise he called home for the first 13 years of his NBA career, departing for a two-year deal with his hometown Chicago Bulls after much contention with the Miami Heat front office and president Pat Riley. Yet Wade can suddenly make a return,..." June 24

  • Cavs would be interested in Wade, Melo if bought out

    Larry Brown Sports "After losing to the Warriors in five games in the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers have shown a keen interest in upgrading their roster before next season. That won’t be easy given Cleveland’s cap situation and lack of easy-to-move assets. The Cavs likely will need to focus on inexpensive..." June 24

  • Wade still exercising option with Bulls despite Butler trade

    Real GM Basketball "Despite the Chicago Bulls' trade of Jimmy Butler on draft night, Dwyane Wade will stand by his decision to exercise his player option worth $23.8 million, sources tell Vincent Goodwill. Wade signed a two-year deal with the Bulls last offseason in a surprising decision to part ways with the..." June 23

  • 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

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