Dwyane Wade Signs New Contract with Miami Heat

MIAMI, Fla. — Looks like Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. According to Yahoo Sports, to cite sources, Wade signed a new contract with the Heat on Tuesday, July 15. It’s a two-year deal, the second of those seasons a player option, said a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither side announced terms. Financial terms were not announced, though it’s expected Wade’s salary for next season will not reach the $20.2 million he would have made under his previous contract.

Photo shows Dwyane Wade speaking in Dec. 2013 in a sitdown interview with Stephen A. Smith discussing how he’s changed as a player over the past few years and why he’s still playing.

“I am proud to have spent every single day of my career as a member of the Miami Heat and to have brought three championship titles to this great city,” Wade said in a statement. ”I’ve been here through the good times and the hard times. I have confidence in the Miami Heat organization and the team they are building.”

Heat President Pat Riley said, “Dwyane has been the franchise cornerstone for this team since the day he arrived 11 years ago. He has shown his commitment to the Heat many times over the course of his career and has always been willing to sacrifice in order to help build this team into a champion. This time is no different.”

Watch the following Dwyane Wade video discussing his rise

Dwyane Wade plays shooting guard and point guard for the Miami Heat. He was named the 2006 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated, and has established himself as one of the most well-known and popular players in the league. He was part of Miami’s second championship win in the 2012 NBA Finals, when Miami defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder. If you would like to book NBA stars like Dwyane Wade for a speaking engagement, autograph signing, guest appearance, product endorsement, charity fundraiser or special corporate event, you can contact Dwyane Wades booking agent for speaker and appearance fees or call 1.855.503.5450.

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