After Kevin Durant announced that he has signed a deal with Golden State Warriors, speculations are suggesting that Dwyane Wade would be leaving his current team, Miami Heat even though he has been offered a $40 million for a two-year contract. NBA trade rumors suggest that he will join Cleveland Cavaliers.
Incarcerated Bob, a well-known NBA follow who revealed Durant?s decision to join Golden State Warriors has tweeted that the agents of Wade as well as Cavaliers have met on Monday evening. However, the outcome of their meeting is still under the wraps.
The exact reason behind Wade?s interest to leave Heat is not known yet, but speculations are rife that there is a rift between Wade and Miami Heat President Pat Riley.
Miami Heat had reportedly sidelined Dywane Wade?s contract when it was pursuing Kevin Durant. However, now that Durant has joined Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat is making good efforts to retain Wade by offering a two-year deal worth $40 million.
NBA trade rumors suggest that apart from Cavs, other teams that are rumored to looking forward to have Wade onboard include Denver Nuggets and Milwaukee Bucks. Both the teams have ample budget to meet Wade?s asking price. Other teams like New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks have also shown their desire to sign up Wade but seems to have been unsuccessful because of insufficient cap room.
Cavaliers have already passed their cap limit and it can only use min-MLE worth $3.5 million to get free agents. Hence, rumors are rife that the team may have to trade Kevin Love or convince Wade to join through a low-priced deal. After achieving its first ever NBA championship, Cavs is expected to clinch another title through Wade?s good chemistry with James.
Kevin Durant has made his decision to join Golden State Warriors, and now NBA fans are eagerly waiting to know Wade?s choice. Wade is also speculated to replace JR Smith as he is expected to move to a team that will provide him both more playing time and a better paycheck.
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