Thursday, July 2, 2015

Dwyane Wade Resigns With The Miami Heat On A One Year Deal Worth 20 Million

MIAMI -- A person familiar with the negotiations says Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat.

The person says Wade informed the Heat on Thursday that he will accept a one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no NBA deals can be finalized until July 9.

This ends a weeks-long, sometimes-contentious saga between the Heat and their franchise player. Wade was open to the idea of leaving Miami over a contract dispute, moreso than ever before.

But in the end, the three-time champion and the only team for whom he's played worked out a deal that could mean he will finish his career in Miami.

An 11-time All-Star, Wade averaged 21.5 points per game last season.

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