The Latest Update on Dwyane Wade’s Free Agency Decision

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Miami Heat fans have been waiting all summer for shooting guard Dwyane Wade‘s decision to either return to the team next season or call it quits.

Although the veteran hasn’t made an official decision, signals point to Wade coming back for one more year. According to David Ramil of Locked On Heat, the former All-Star is expected to return for the 2018-19 season:

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The Heat had a pretty bland offseason. While they re-signed sharpshooter Wayne Ellington, they couldn’t do much else due to the little remaining cap space. Yet, if Wade were to run it back one final time, Heat fans would be overjoyed.

Although the 36-year-old is pondering retirement, that doesn’t mean he can’t be fruitful on the floor. Last season, Wade put up a solid 12.0 points and 3.4 rebounds off the bench with the Heat. In the process, the guard hit clutch shots, played good defense and had meaningful stretches.

The 2006 NBA Finals MVP’s best performances came in the postseason against the Philadelphia 76ers. Wade was the Heat’s second leading scorer with 16.6 points a game. While the Heat got dismantled in five games, he led the team to their only victory of the series. In Game 2 on the road, the fan favorite led the Heat with 28 points, seven rebounds and two steals on a superior 68 percent shooting from the field.

If the Heat can get that Wade back, they will certainly be happy. In the meantime, everyone in Miami will wait for the decision of the summer.
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Born and raised in South Florida, Justin has always been a passionate Miami Heat fan. An avid supporter from the time Miami got its first championship in 2006 to having a league-worst 15-67 record in 2008 to the whole LeBron James era until now, Justin has seen and stuck through it all. His all-around analysis and heart for the game has made him a premier NBA writer. He writes for a variety of sites but his commitment to the Heat is always top priority.