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10 Reasons Why Dwyane Wade Should Take a Pay Cut
- Updated: June 4, 2015
10. Allow Heat to Make Run at Free Agents in 2016
Wade can’t have both—he either wants the money or he wants to continue winning championships.
If he wants the latter, he will have to take a sizeable pay cut to make that happen. If Miami is able to retain both Dragic and/or Whiteside in the near future, while bringing in former MVP Kevin Durant during the 2016 offseason, there is no doubt Miami is an instant contender, and arguably the favorite to win the NBA championship that season.
However, if Wade wants to continue pulling in nearly $20 million a season even as he enters the last few years of his career, his playing days won’t end with a championship—it’ll end with more losing seasons like the one the Heat endured in 2014-15.