Reasons LeBron James Will Go Back to Cleveland

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Dwyane Wade's Health

Dwyane Wade was a huge reason in getting LeBron James to come to Miami, and he could also be a main reason for him leaving the Heat. At 32, D. Wade has plenty of basketball miles on him and it's taking a toll on his wheels, having battled against knee injuries for most of his career. With each season that passes, it seems like James has to shoulder a bigger load. Making matters more complicated is that Wade is due $42 million over the next two seasons, signaling little wiggle room for the Heat to bring in supporting talent. Like James, Wade and Bosh can opt out of their contracts at the end of this season, and Wade already said that the three have to sit down to discuss their futures. During that talk, the three might decide that they're happy with their Miami run and are willing to move on. Such a scenario would re-open a path back to Cleveland for LeBron.

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