Dwyane Wade RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Dwyane Wade says the Bulls' season will influence decision on player option

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade admits he is concerned that the Bulls are just a .500 team at this point and there won't be much more growth in the final three months of the season. "I do," Wade said after shootaround Tuesday in advance of a game against the Orlando Magic. "I'm 35. I do get..." January 24

  • Wade's future with Bulls may hinge on Butler

    ESPN "As Dwyane Wade waits to see which direction the Bulls' front office goes in advance of next month's trade deadline, the future Hall of Famer told ESPN that Jimmy Butler's future will play a large part in whether he decides to stay in Chicago. Sources told ESPN that there continues to be debate..." January 19

  • After loss to Mavs, Wade says Bulls 'keep putting (their) hand on the hot stove every day'

    CSN Chicago "Dwyane Wade sounded every bit like a frustrated 35-year old father when talking about the repeated ills and so-called growing pains of his Bulls, as they surrendered yet another game against a sub-.500 team. Sometimes it's the New York Knicks whom the Bulls are offering temporary refuge. Or..." January 18

  • Dwyane Wade: All-Star Game has become a 'dunk show'

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade isn't sure exactly when the competitiveness of the NBA All-Star Game changed, but after playing in the game 11 times in his career, the future Hall of Famer definitely has felt a shift. "I don't know what year it changed," Wade said Thursday night after the New York Knicks defeated..." January 13

  • Dwyane Wade doubts Carmelo Anthony would waive no-trade clause with Knicks

    New York Daily News "The Knicks' season is spiraling out of control. So naturally, Carmelo Anthony trade rumors have started to swirl. Anthony must approve any possible landing spot by waiving his no-trade clause, which remains a long shot. But at 32 years old, Anthony is running out of time to chase a..." January 12

  • Wade: Jimmy Butler 'playing out of this world'

    ESPN "While amazing performances continue to come out of Oklahoma City, Houston and elsewhere, Dwyane Wade says he believes Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler shouldn't take a backseat to any of them. "He's playing as good as anybody in the league right now," Wade told ESPN.com on Saturday after the..." January 08

  • Dwyane Wade calls 2016 Finals LeBron James' defining moment

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade believes that LeBron James' performance in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 3-1 deficit to the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals is "a defining moment" for his close friend's legacy. "That was special," Wade said on Wednesday. "That was incredible. We've seen a..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade says Kobe Bryant, LeBron James are toughest players he's faced

    CBS Sports "Dwyane Wade's Chicago Bulls will face LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, which means it's time for the two of them to talk about how much respect they have for each other again. At shootaround, Wade said James and former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant are the two best players..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade, a gametime decision vs. Cavs, praises Rajon Rondo

    Chicago Tribune "Dwyane Wade's swollen left knee is improving but the 13-year veteran didn't participate in Wednesday's morning shootaround at Quicken Loans Arena and is a gametime decision against the Cavaliers. Wade, who joked his soreness began 14 years ago when he had the first of three knee surgeries while..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade ‘Disappointed’ By Booing Chicago Bulls Fans

    SLAM Online "After starting the season 3-0, the Bulls have fallen to 14-14 and the fans are starting to get restless. During last Friday night’s blowout loss to the Bucks, which marked Chicago’s third-straight loss, fans at the United Center booed the team’s effort. Dwyane Wade spoke out against the booing..." December 22

  • Dwyane Wade: Bulls putting too much pressure on Jimmy Butler

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade believes the Bulls are putting too much pressure on Jimmy Butler late in games. Speaking after a 107-97 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday -- a game that saw Butler shoot just 6-of-20 from the field -- Wade said the Bulls must be more versatile offensively in the final..." December 22

  • Dwyane Wade not pleased with hometown Chicago fans booing Bulls at home

    Fox Sports "The Chicago Bulls sit a game above .500 at 14-13. It’s not great, but, it’s not bad either. However, at the United Center in Chicago, where there are championship banners hanging in the rafters for as far as the eye can see, mediocrity is not embraced or appreciated by the fans. Following the..." December 21

  • Wade 'not concerned' by Bulls' recent struggles

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade doesn't look or sound worried. Having been in the league for almost a decade and a half, the future Hall of Famer has experienced all the highs and lows the NBA can offer. But after watching his team coast through parts of yet another loss, this time a 108-97 defeat at the hands of the..." December 16

  • Dwyane Wade says he was ejected because he 'told the truth'

    Sporting News "Dwyane Wade's lack of a filter cost his team in a big spot Tuesday night. It will cost him some money, as well. Wade argued too strongly for a foul on a late fourth-quarter drive against the Timberwolves. The Bulls guard picked up two quick technical fouls from referee Ben Taylor and was..." December 14

  • Dwyane Wade on playing with LeBron again: ‘Never say never’

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade has learned not to rule anything out when it comes to who he plays for and with in the NBA. Wade told reporters Thursday that, while he’s happy with the Chicago Bulls, he knows that there’s always a chance in the future of reuniting with close friend LeBron James. “I never..." December 02

  • D Wade’s Break Baby Mama to Star on Basketball Wives

    Black Sports Online "When D Wade was on a “BREAK” from Gabrielle Union he got another woman Aja Metoyer pregnant. Gabby forgave him and eventually they got married. Gabby never speaks on the kid as if the kid doesn’t exists, while Wade tries to visit when he can. Metoyer for her part has been pretty low-key, until..." December 02

  • Dwyane Wade: I made bigger change than LeBron James did with Heat

    ESPN "As he gets set for another showdown against his close friend and former teammate LeBron James, Dwyane Wade acknowledged Thursday that he had to change his game far more than James did during the pair's four years together with the Miami Heat. "I definitely changed mine more," Wade said with a..." December 02

  • LeBron James Will Indeed Arrive In Full Cubs Uniform For Friday’s Bulls Game

    Dime Magazine "LeBron James and Dwyane Wade aren’t teammates any more, but they’re still close friends, which means they’re liable to get competitive and trash talk one another about any number of things. With the teams from each star’s respective hometowns meeting in this year’s World Series, it was..." December 01

  • Mike Miller fesses up: Yes, he tried to lure Wade to Nuggets

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Of all the roles he has filled during his 17-year NBA career, this was a new one for Mike Miller: double-agent. Even with his championship ties to the Miami Heat, including his friendship with former University of Florida roommate Udonis Haslem, yes, Miller acknowledged Wednesday, he was front..." December 01

  • Dwyane Wade on Last Two Minute reports: 'I hate 'em'

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade is not a fan of the NBA's last two minute officiating reports. The All-Star guard reiterated that position in the wake of two close losses the Bulls suffered during their annual "Circus Trip" last week. "I hate 'em," Wade said. "I hate the two-minute reports. I'll go on record..." November 29

  • Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Took a Helicopter to Join Carmelo Anthony's Thanksgiving Dinner

    Complex "Thanksgiving is always more pleasant when you have friends unexpectedly show up at your house for dinner. Earlier this week, Derrick Rose invited himself for Thursday's family dinner at his teammate Carmelo Anthony and wife LaLa's house. Because they're Knicks teammates now, that's close enough to..." November 26

  • Dwyane Wade On Free Agency, Decision To Join Bulls

    Hoops Rumors "Dwyane Wade believes free agency is “different today” than how it used to be, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com writes. “The league is all about relationships, player relationships,” Wade said. “Obviously presidents and GMs have their job to do to put teams together, but when it comes to free agency,..." November 23

  • Wade: Nuggets Did “Unbelievable Job Of Recruiting Me”

    Hoops Rumors "While most NBA observers didn’t believe Dwyane Wade would leave the Heat in free agency, Denver seemed like a particularly far-fetched landing spot for the former Finals MVP. When rumors surfaced in July suggesting Wade and the Nuggets were having serious talks, it was viewed by many as a leverage..." November 22

  • Wade: Butler is showing why Rondo and I came to Chicago

    Chicago Tribune "Considering the Bulls' hectic travel schedule earlier in the week, coach Fred Hoiberg wasn't surprised his team played a little like it was in quicksand right off the opening tip Saturday night against the Wizards. Or make that Jell-O. "It's a hard game," Hoiberg said of Saturday's contest..." November 13

  • Does Dwyane Wade have a secret plan for rejoining the Heat?

    Fox Sports "Dwyane Wade had a bitter breakup with the Miami Heat this summer, leaving the team after 13 years and later acknowledging he felt disrespected because Pat Riley didn't call him or make him a better offer. However, Wade hasn't trashed his old team to the media, and he got a warm reception when..." November 12

  • Dwyane Wade's return to Miami proved the Heat were right to let him leave

    Fox Sports "Thursday night’s Bulls-Heat battle in Miami had the energy of a playoff game but not the quality. Ultimately, the Bulls won 98-95 in a down-to-the-wire contest that was settled by Dwyane Wade’s two made free throws with 13.7 seconds remaining. The easy narrative that could come out of that..." November 11

  • Pat Riley says Heat should have given Dwyane Wade max contract in 2014

    CBS Sports "In mid-July, Miami Heat president Pat Riley said he regretted not doing more to re-sign Dwyane Wade, instead leaving contract negotiations to owner Mickey Arison and CEO Nick Arison. On Thursday, with Wade returning to Miami as a member of the Chicago Bulls, Riley told TNT's David Aldridge that he..." November 11

  • Dwyane Wade does not think fans understand why he left Miami

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade is a Miami Heat legend, which made his somewhat rocky departure from South Beach all the more stunning over the summer. As Wade prepares to return to Miami as a member of the Chicago Bulls, he admitted that he doesn’t think Heat fans understand why he left – and he isn’t sure he..." November 10

  • Dwyane Wade says communication breakdown reason for leaving Heat

    USA Today "Dwyane Wade said his departure from the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and three NBA titles came down to a breakdown of communication last offseason. “I thought it was an opportunity I would be there forever, but s--t happens,” Wade told CSNChicago.com in a story published on Tuesday. “And when..." November 08

  • Dwyane Wade has spoken to everyone with Heat but Pat Riley since departure

    Larry Brown Sports "The parting of ways between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat was anything but amicable, and it is clear that one man is ultimately responsible for that. Pat Riley. Wade will return to Miami for the first time as a visiting player on Thursday. In an interview with Vincent Goodwill of..." November 08