Dwyane Wade said he wouldn't make a decision about his future until later in the offseason.
Advice: Over the past couple of weeks, Wade has hinted that he may hang up his sneakers. However, speaking with reporters after Miami was eliminated in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, he wasn't ready to make a final decision. "That's not my focus," Wade said. "Fresh off this NBA season, my 15th year, I sit back and think about that. Then I dive and throw myself into my family. They're next on my bucket list, making sure I'm there for them. And when it comes to the basketball side of it, which is a long time away from now, then I'll think about that."
Dwyane Wade scored 11 points Tuesday, going 4 of 15 from the field, as the Miami Heat lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 104-91. Wade pulled down five rebounds and dished out five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +7 in his 30:54 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
Dwyane Wade hit 4-of-15 shots for 11 points, five rebounds, five assists and a steal off the bench in Tuesday's 104-91 loss to the Sixers that knocked the Heat out of the playoffs.
Advice: A tweet from Gabrielle Union after the game ended didn't give much insight into whether or not Wade will play again next year or retire, but given how the playoffs ended for the Heat, Wade might be leaning towards shutting it down. Whatever he decides, it's been a great career and he's back where he belongs, in Miami.
Dwyane Wade scored 25 points Saturday on 10-of-22 shooting as the Miami Heat fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 106-102. Wade pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 25:57 of playing time. He added three steals.
Dwyane Wade scored 25 points with three rebounds, one assist, three steals and two turnovers in 26 minutes against the 76ers during a 106-102 loss in Game 4 on Saturday.
Advice: He kept the Heat in this game with 12 points in the final frame, but he did miss a costly free throw with 17.6 seconds left as the Heat now have to overcome a 3-1 deficit. Miami just doesn't have the firepower to guard Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid at the same time, so the deck is stacked against them for Game 5 in Philly on Tuesday. As for Wade, he gets plenty of credit for his strong play down the stretch of games at age 36.
Dwyane Wade scored eight points Thursday, going 2 of 10 from the field, as the Miami Heat lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 128-108. Wade pulled down two rebounds and dished out five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 25:04 on the floor. He added one block and one steal.
Dwyane Wade said he will take time this summer to decide whether to retire or return to the Heat for one more season.
Advice: Wade looked fantastic in Monday's Game 2 victory over the Sixers, finishing with 28 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals. However, he was contemplative after the contest. "A lot of people think that if you do decide to go out, it's because you weren't supposed to be able to play no more. It's not always supposed to be that," said Wade. "Just taking time to think, that's all I'm doing. It's a lot of different, it's a lot of different things that come into play."
Dwyane Wade scored 28 points Monday, going 11 of 16 from the field, as the Miami Heat topped the Philadelphia 76ers 113-103. Wade grabbed seven rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +16 in his 25:58 of playing time. He tacked on two steals.
Dwyane Wade scored 21 points in the first half and made several key plays late to help the Heat hold off the charging Sixers for a 113-103 win in Philadelphia for Game 2, tying their series at 1-1.
Advice: Wade was on fire in the first half and helped the Heat outscore the Sixers 34-13 in the second quarter. He finished by hitting 11-of-18 shots and 6-of-8 free throws for 28 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals, and added a steal and dunk in the fourth quarter, a great pass to James Johnson, and a dagger jumper with 43 seconds left in the game. Wade was gassed, but still came through in the fourth, when Philly was chucking ill-advised shots and turning the ball over too often. Game 3 is Thursday in Miami. Wade's 28 were a team record for points off the bench in a Heat playoff game.