Dwyane Wade RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Who Wants Dwyane Wade, Really?

    Complex "Dwyane Wade isn’t the player he used to be. He’s not really the player he’s needed to become, either. He’s 34 years old now and will turn 35 before the All-Star break. His mileage actually isn’t terrible—he’s played fewer career regular season minutes than Dwight Howard and Andre Iguodala, far..." July 06

  • Tyreke Evans might be option for Pat Riley and Heat if Dwyane Wade takes talents elsewhere

    The Bird Writes "Dwyane Wade is a wanted man... outside of South Beach. The Denver Nuggets reportedly have an offer on the table north of $50 million for two years and there exist rumors the Cleveland Cavaliers would make space to pair up LeBron James with his good friend. With seemingly how fractured the..." July 06

  • Report: Bulls cancel meeting with Wade over flight delays

    Sportsnaut "Set to meet with NBA free agent Dwyane Wade on Wednesday, the Chicago Bulls cancelled the deal when flight plans got in the way. But there’s hope, Bulls fans! “If Wade is still serious,” writes Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, then “Chicago could travel to meet him on Thursday.” Now, this..." July 06

  • Dwyane Wade meeting with teams in New York

    Yahoo! Sports "Miami Heat free agent Dwyane Wade is meeting with rival suitors in New York, and a decision on his future could come as soon as Wednesday night, league sources told The Vertical. Wade has traveled to New York for meetings that will include the Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat,..." July 06

  • Mike Miller will join the Denver Nuggets in their meeting with Dwyane Wade

    Mile High Report "Some players are just more popular than others, and Mike Miller is definitely one of those guys. Reportedly, one of the reasons LeBron James left Miami, amongst many others, was because the Heat parted ways with Miller to avoid paying the luxury tax. And while Miller was a solid contributor to..." July 06

  • Nets near prized pick-up with Dwyane Wade likely to stay put

    New York Post "The Nets are rooting for Dwyane Wade to get his money, so they can get their man. And it looks like it may happen. A Wade return to Miami would likely keep the Heat from matching Brooklyn’s four-year, $50 million offer to restricted free agent Tyler Johnson. Wade squeezing a third year out of..." July 06

  • Nuggets reportedly offer Dwyane Wade a two-year deal worth more than $50 million

    Fox Sports "Could Dwyane Wade really be on his way out of Miami? The Denver Nuggets offered the All-Star guard a two-year deal worth more than $50 million, ESPN reported Tuesday. According to ESPN, the Heat are more than $10 million shy of Denver's offer, but it's still considered a long shot for Wade to..." July 06

  • Report: LeBron will not take huge pay cut to facilitate Wade signing

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly are in the mix to add Dwyane Wade, but the real impediment for such a move is money. The Cavs already have over $76 million committed for next season, and that's without factoring in how much LeBron James will make once he agrees to a deal with the team. Even..." July 06

  • Report: Dwyane Wade still expected to sign with Heat

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Nuggets are one of a few teams aggressively pursuing Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade in free agency. Despite offering more money than their rival in this matter, Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that many expect Wade to stay in Miami. For some perspective on what Denver’s offer might be,..." July 06

  • Did Dwyane Wade fly to Cleveland to meet with Cavs?

    Larry Brown Sports "Now that Kevin Durant has signed with the Golden State Warriors, the Cleveland Cavaliers have to answer by bringing in Dwyane Wade, right? The rumors are already flying around on Twitter. Flight tracking information has become popular fuel for speculation in free agency over the past few years,..." July 05

  • Cavs expect to talk to Dwyane Wade but are limited in what they can offer

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Cavaliers and free agent Dwyane Wade are expected to talk soon, multiple league sources confirmed to the Beacon Journal, although the path to a deal remains blocked by a number of financial obstacles. Wade had been vacationing in Spain with LeBron James, but was expected to fly back Tuesday..." July 05

  • Report: Dwyane Wade, Heat are ‘not on great terms’

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade does not sound like he is all that close to signing an extension that will keep him with the Miami Heat. A report from Monday indicated that the Heat have offered Wade a two-year deal worth $40 million, but Wade is not ready to accept it. According to Ethan J. Skolnick of The Miami..." July 05

  • Wade Wants 2-Years $50 Million; Will Anyone Give it To Him?

    ESPN "The Milwaukee Bucks, who were only in a position to clear about $17 million in cap space, are currently not in the bidding. Wade canceled a planned meeting with the Bucks, sources said. Though there have been rumors that Wade is talking to the Cleveland Cavaliers, there is no traction between..." July 05

  • Dwyane Wade cancels free agent meeting with Milwaukee Bucks

    Palm Beach Post "As the Heat wait on Dwyane Wade, there’s some news on his future plans. Wade has canceled some free agent meetings with teams he had set up for later this week, according to a report from ESPN on Tuesday. NBA.com’s David Aldridge went on to report that Wade canceled his Wednesday meeting with..." July 05

  • Dwyane Wade In ‘Preliminary Talks’ To Join Cavs, LeBron

    NESN "Six years ago, LeBron James left Cleveland and took his talents to South Beach to join Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. Now, it might be Wade leaving South Beach to go to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Wade has taken a few team-friendly deals with the Heat in recent seasons, and at 34 years old,..." July 05

  • LeBron can counter Golden State by bringing Dwyane Wade to Cleveland

    Fox Sports "The NBA is a two-team league now, and at this moment, the Cleveland Cavaliers look particularly overmatched by Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors. The team that won 73 games last regular season and came within minutes of winning a second-straight title over the Cavs in effect made a..." July 05

  • Wade posts cryptic tweet after Durant joins Warriors

    The Score "Moments after Kevin Durant announced he's leaving the Thunder to join the Warriors, free-agent guard Dwyane Wade fired a potential warning shot in the direction of the Miami Heat. One of the top unsigned players remaining from this year's class, Wade is said to be entertaining offers from..." July 04

  • Heat Offers Dwyane Wade 2-Year, $40 Million Contract

    CBS Miami "After losing out on the Kevin Durant sweepstakes, Pat Riley and the Miami Heat have turned their attention back to Dwyane Wade. The Heat has offered Wade a two-year contract worth a total of $40 million, with the second year carrying a player option. Wade, 34, has received offers from the..." July 04

  • Nuggets, Bucks still in the mix for Heat free agent Dwyane Wade

    CBS Sports "The Denver Nuggets "continue to have active interest" in signing free agent guard Dwyane Wade, according to ESPN's Marc Stein, who also reported that the Milwaukee Bucks are still scheduled to meet with him. Wade, who has been a member of the Miami Heat since he was drafted in 2003, is reportedly..." July 04

  • Report: Dwyane Wade to Knicks rumors were ‘ridiculous’

    Larry Brown Sports "There was brief excitement when Dwyane Wade was linked to the New York Knicks in free agency, but such a marriage was reportedly never more than a pipe dream. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Wade coming to New York was “pure fantasy” from the start, with an NBA source calling..." July 03

  • The Bulls' eternal pursuit of Dwyane Wade continues for another sad year

    Blog-A-Bull "The Miami Heat are reportedly hesitant to offer Dwyane Wade a max contract in free agency. The Chicago Bulls are "aggressively" pursuing him with a two-year offer that could pay $20 million annually, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and K.C. Johnson. Stop me if you've heard this one before. This..." July 02

  • Phil Jackson won’t confirm pursuit of Dwyane Wade

    Sportsnaut "While everyone waits for Kevin Durant to make his decision in free agency, one of the most remarkable situations surrounding the NBA in recent days has involved future Hall of Fame guard Dwyane Wade. Considered a lock to return to the Miami Heat just a few short days ago, Wade is now taking..." July 02