Dwyane Wade's going home.
In a shocking move, the three-time NBA champion and 12-time All-Star signed with his hometown squad, the Chicago Bulls, via a two-year, $47.5 million deal as reported by Yahoo Sports. The splashy signing ends Wade's 13-year tenure with the Miami Heat after he reportedly rejected their two-year, $40 million offer.
To free up salary-cap space to ink Wade to the two-year deal, the Bulls sent guard Jose Calderon to the Los Angeles Lakers in addition to forward Mike Dunleavy to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
With the signing, not only will Wade be playing for his hometown Chicago, but also has a Marquette connection, as Bulls' All-Star shooting guard Jimmy Butler also attended the same college.
Here's what D. Wade had to say about his decision to leave Miami and join the Bulls late Wednesday night.
After Kevin Durant left Oklahoma City to sign with the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Wade to the Bulls stands as the second most-shocking free-agent signing of this frantic summer.
Homecoming time for D. Wade.
Wade, 34, averaged 19 points per game for the Heat last season.
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