Dwyane Wade is reaching the end of his NBA career. He may retire from basketball completely at some point this offseason if he doesn't receive the right offer for his services.
Wade has nothing else left to prove in his NBA career. Another championship would be nice, but he already has three NBA titles to his name since being drafted into the league in 2003.
The 36-year-old also has a Finals MVP award, and he's a 12-time NBA All-Star. As soon as he retires, he should be considered a first ballot Hall of Famer.
However, his playing career might not be over yet, especially if the lure of money from the Far East is attractive enough to keep him on the court.
Reports last week emerged stating that a team in China was prepared to offer Wade a "monster deal" for his services. Now we know the details of that deal.
This would be a lot of money for the former Miami Heat star to pass up, as the Heat would most likely offer just the veteran's minimum to keep him on the team as a response. They don’t have the cap flexibility to offer him a multi-year deal.
It will all come down to waiting to see if Wade wants to retire this offseason, or accept one final paycheck and play in China for the next three years. It's a big decision to make.
He only recently signed a lifetime contract with Chinese footwear and apparel company Li-Ning, one which he’s been with for the past seven years after leaving Jordan Brand following a three-year stint.
It is widely believed that Wade signed with the Chinese brand with the hopes that one day he would take his talents to the Far East. Now with this reported offer, that could soon become a reality.
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