Former NBA Most Valuable Player Dwyane Wade stays with the Miami Heat after 12 years of service to the franchise as he agreed with a $20 million, one-year deal with his team. The agreement between the Heat Management and his agent just showed how the Heat franchise valued him as on of their star player.
The highly anticipated signing of the 33-year-old Dwyane Wade ended his latest foray into free agency and wrapping up a week-long saga that had him seriously wondering about leaving for the first time, the team that nurtured him into an NBA superstar status.
Dwyane Wade noted that a pair of conversations with Heat CEO Nick Arison and then with managing general partner Micky Arison, reminded Dwyane Wade of what he meant to teh team and from there it was a matter of just making numbers work.
Based upon the NBA rules, the Heat could not comment other than saying that they intend to enter into a contract with Wade once the NBA moratorium period ends, Dwyane Wade cannot sign his new deal until July 9, 2015 (US Time).
During the last NBA regular season, Dwyane Wade, an 11-time All-Star averaged 21.5 points, third-best among Eastern Conference players, and believes he remains one of the game’s top threats when healthy.