Chinese team ready to offer Dwyane Wade 'monster deal'

Ruben Hill
July 23, 2018

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Is there a chance that Dwyane Wade could follow in the footsteps of Stephon Marbury?

Wade would be playing in his 16th National Basketball Association season if he re-signs with the Heat and would reportedly be making $5.3 million, which is the league's taxpayer mid-level exception.

Wade, who has a major endorsement deal from an apparel company in Asia, could actually have the opportunity to play overseas.

According to a report out of China on Saturday by Zhang Duo, the Xinjiang Flying Tigers are preparing a monster contract offer to try and get Wade to play his basketball in China next season. However, if the Heat fail to offer that option, he's expected to retire. The timing couldn't be any better considering Wade is now embroiled in a tour of China to promote his sneaker deal with Li-Ning, a company that offered a lifetime sponsorship.

When it's all said and done, chances are Wade will call it a career, but the guard has said he won't focus on his National Basketball Association future until after he returns from China. Whatever happens in basketball, it happens. The basketball will take care of itself.

It's unclear if Wade will listen to the offer, but he was set earlier this week on not worrying about basketball until he comes back from China.

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