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Elhassan: Dragic 'irreplaceable' for Heat

How can Pat Riley keep Goran Dragic in a Heat uniform and still have enough room for free-agent hunting next summer? Perhaps, a deal that starts at the max and dips in Year 2 is the answer. Free-agent Big Board 2.0 (Insider)

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Opting out a business decision for Wade (2:40)
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Is Dwyane Wade worth a big contract? (2:41)
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D-Wade's top 10 plays

With soon-to-be free agent Dwyane Wade possibly on the move, SportsCenter looks at Wade's top 10 plays with the Heat, including that double-OT, game-winning 3 vs. the Bulls in '09.

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D-Wade's top 10 plays (2:50)
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Wade's never been highest paid on team

Dwyane Wade is an 11-time All-Star and the 2006 NBA Finals MVP. But thanks to a few big names -- and a couple of surprising ones -- he's never had the highest salary on his own team. Read

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Wade's never been highest paid on team

Dwyane Wade is an 11-time All-Star and the 2006 NBA Finals MVP. But thanks to a few big names -- and a couple of surprising ones -- he's never had the highest salary on his own team. Read

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Wade due for payday?

Despite being the franchise's all-time leader in points and games, Dwyane Wade has never been the Heat's highest-paid player in a season. Last year he made $15M, while Chris Bosh made $20.6M.

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Wade opts out of deal, will be free agent (1:03)
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Heat introduce first-round pick Winslow (1:10)
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Wade to become free agent

Heat guard Dwyane Wade has decided to decline his $16.1M player option for 2015-16 to become a free agent, a source told ESPN. The 33-year-old Wade has spent his entire career in Miami. Seeking 3-year deal

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Wade forgoes option with Heat, will be free agent

Dwyane Wade, a perennial All-Star and three-time NBA champion, has decided to not pick up his option with the Miami Heat for next year, announcing his decision through a representative.

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Luol Deng will stay with Heat

Luol Deng exercised his $10.1 million player option to stay in Miami today. The forward averaged just 14 points and 5.2 rebounds last year, which were the lowest numbers since his rookie season.

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Deadline nears for Wade; Deng opts in with Heat

As the clock ticks toward Dwyane Wade's midnight contractual deadline, the Miami Heat are preparing for the most decorated player in franchise history to enter free agency.

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Deadline day for Wade

Dwyane Wade faces a midnight deadline to pick up his $16.1M player option or become a free agent. Wade, who has spent his entire career in Miami, is widely expected to decline the option.

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2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game94.727th
Rebounds Per Game39.130th
Assists Per Game19.830th
Points Allowed97.36th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-153745.451
2013-145428.658
2012-136616.804
2011-124620.696
2010-115824.707

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