Dwyane Wade makes Miami Heat retirement decision


All three of his championship rings came with the team and ending his professional career with the Heat, as he explains in the video, is the only right thing to do.

Sunday evening was a time of celebration for Miami Heat fans everywhere thanks to the fact that Dwyane Wade finally announced his decision to return for one final season before retiring from the National Basketball Association.

Wade is expected to sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal. And I am going to give one last season, everything I have left. His status was an enormous question mark this summer, especially now with the team a week away from going to training camp. Miami has signed 19 players for camp, one shy of the maximum preseason allotment, and it was never a question why they kept that last spot open.

"Let's enjoy it", Wade said. Wade averaged 16.6 points per game in that series. And what I feel is right ... I have heard everything from my family to my fans around the world to what I should and shouldn't do.

Wade went into plenty of detail during the ten minute video about his decision and spoke about losing his former agent Henry Thomas to a neuromuscular disease in January.

Wade called his last season his "Sweet 16".

"These things to you guys may seem small", Wade said. He spent the beginning of last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, prior to being shipped to Miami at the trade deadline.

The plan going into this season will be to keep Wade in a reserve role, like last season.

Wade's final regular-season game won't be his final game overall if the Heat makes the playoffs, as many expect.

After spending the entire summer considering his National Basketball Association future, Dwyane Wade has finally come to a decision. "Let's have some joy through this last season".