Dwyane wade has officially signed a new deal with the Miami Heat. The deal is for two years, with a player option on the second year of the contract.
The salary is unclear, although there were initial reports that he took a $5 million pay cut, to help the deal. DWade posted a photos to Instagram that said “Home Is Where The Heart Is… My Home, My City, My House..#HeatLifer”
“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,” the statement said. “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. To all the Heat fans, in Miami and around the world, I know you will continue to show support for our team.”
Hmmmmmm could that be a shot at the King?
Heat president Pat Riley also issued a statement on DWade re-signing with the team.
“Dwyane has been the franchise cornerstone for this team since the day he arrived 11 years ago,” Riley said. “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. I am ecstatic to have him back in the fold and I am confident that Dwyane, as always, will be leading this team as we look to contend for NBA championships.”
The Heat have added Luol Deng for 2-years, $20 million, re-signed Mario Chalmers and Chris Andersen, plus the other bench additions of Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger. Chris Bosh was re-signed over the weekend to a 5-year, $118 million deal, and are working on re-upping with Udonis Haslem soon