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Free-agent roundup: Day 2 brings Wade resolution and Aldridge a…

Free-agent roundup: Day 2 brings Wade resolution and Aldridge adjustments

yahoo.com nba.com Updated Jul 3 (2 days ago)
In case you missed these reports ... • The biggest news of the day found Miami Heat icon Dwyane Wade, a surprise free agent after opting out of his contract Monday, coming back to the club at one year for $20 million. That's a hefty price for a 33-year-…
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  • Dwyane Wade's agent sheds some light on negotiations with the H…

    Dwyane Wade's agent sheds some light on negotiations with the Heat

    miamiherald.com yahoo.com nba.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)
    A statement from Dwyane Wade's agent, Henry Thomas, via USA Today: "This contract is a win-win for both Dwyane and the Heat," Thomas said in a statement. "Not only does Dwyane get to extend his Hall of Fame-worthy career with the only fra…
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  • BLOG: Pat Riley has gone full Pat Riley

    BLOG: Pat Riley has gone full Pat Riley

    miamiherald.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)
    There were more questions than answers surrounding the Heat’s free agency on Thursday. For instance, why the heck was Dwyane Wade in the Bahamas with LeBron James? And, also, why was Pat Riley heading out of town? And, finally, how does Heat owner Micky…
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  • Blog: Dwyane Wade in the Bahamas with LeBron? This much I know:…

    Blog: Dwyane Wade in the Bahamas with LeBron? This much I know: LeBron better be buying the drinks.

    miamiherald.com Jul 1 (3 days ago)
    So, if the first day of the Heat's free agency wasn't already crazy enough, Dwyane Wade went with LeBron James to the Bahamas on Wednesday night. You read that correctly. Wade and LeBron were at Atlantis on Wednesday night, presumably so LeBron can pay …
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  • Goran Dragic's 5-year, $90M deal turns Heat focus squarely to D…

    Goran Dragic's 5-year, $90M deal turns Heat focus squarely to Dwyane Wade

    yahoo.com miamiherald.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    Pat Riley never got to see the team he rebuilt this past February take the floor. Injuries and circumstance conspired to keep his Miami Heat working at less than 100 percent capacity en route to a lottery finish, and he really wanted a shot at seeing ho…
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  • Wade elects to become free agent, may leave Heat

    Wade elects to become free agent, may leave Heat

    nba.com yahoo.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)
    Dwyane Wade will become a free agent Wednesday, and his 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending.
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  • Deng staying with Heat, opts-in for $10.1 million

    Deng staying with Heat, opts-in for $10.1 million

    nba.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    Luol Deng has elected to stay with the Miami Heat next season, using his opt-in clause on a $10.1 million deal.
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  • Heat decline Beasley's option, making him free agent

    Heat decline Beasley's option, making him free agent

    nba.com Jun 28 (7 days ago)
    Michael Beasley's third stint with the Miami Heat has ended.
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  • Celtics really wanted to trade up for Justise Winslow, offered …

    Celtics really wanted to trade up for Justise Winslow, offered Hornets six picks

    One of the more surprising dips in Thursday's 2015 NBA Draft belonged to Duke wing Justise Winslow, a potential target for the New York Knicks at No. 4 who fell all the way to the Miami Heat at No. 10. Although a notable prospect was bound to drop a few…
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  • After a long draft day, Pat Riley did little to ease fears that…

    After a long draft day, Pat Riley did little to ease fears that Dwyane Wade might leave Miami

    I am not a pessimist. Those were Pat Riley's words late Thursday night after long hours in the draft-day war room. Maybe he was tired. Maybe this is nothing. Or maybe it's the first sign from the Heat's side of this drama that this business of keeping D…
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  • Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat to address contract issues within next …

    Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat to address contract issues within next week

    Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat are planning to meet within the next week to address contract issues and attempt to reach an agreement on the future, multiple sources told ESPN.
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  • With Heat future unclear, Wade studies business

    With Heat future unclear, Wade studies business

    nba.com Jun 15
    Dwyane Wade has a tough business decision to make in the next couple weeks, a choice between remaining under contract with the Miami Heat or declaring free agency and possibly changing teams for the first time in his professional life.
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  • On LeBron and Pat Riley: It's time to let it go

    On LeBron and Pat Riley: It's time to let it go

    Here's a guilty admission. I don't make a habit of watching news conferences on television. If I'm not covering the game or an event or whatever, I usually don't stick around for the question-and-answer sessions. I'd rather read about it the next mornin…
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  • Nobody is 'all in' on the Cavaliers quite like this Cleveland w…

    Nobody is 'all in' on the Cavaliers quite like this Cleveland weatherman (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 8
    You may remember Mark Johnson as the Cleveland weatherman who lost his you-know-what on air when LeBron James led the Miami Heat to the first of two consecutive NBA titles in 2012. “If we could’ve used some Thunder, it was tonight, huh?” Johnson screech…
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  • Video - Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets 00:56

    Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets

    Mar 20
    Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:02

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 20
    Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Heat Hold Off Blazers 01:14

    Heat Hold Off Blazers

    Mar 18
    Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng combined to score 56 points in the Heat's 108-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 00:46

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 18
    Chris Andersen's dunk on Chris Kaman is the top play in the NBA.

Sports Columnists

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    Jul 4
    Brian Windhorst says of San Antonio's deal with LaMarcus Aldridge: "This is a big moment for the Spurs because they've never built through free agency...
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    Jul 4
    Brian Windhorst on the lack of contract talks between LeBron James and the Cavaliers: "Until the Cavs do something with Tristan, LeBron's not going to...
  • ESPN Now

    Jul 4
    Brian Windhorst said on SportsCenter: "The Lakers are at a point now where they've gotta decide, 'If we can't do anything in free agency, do we just w...
  • What's the next step?

    Jul 4
    J.A. Adande writes of the Lakers big swings and misses in free agency: "They couldn't change the basic facts that they can only sell the glorious past...