2018-12-30 by W.M.
Dwyane Wade Didn’t Want Trade from Cavs, Wanted to Stay for NBA Finals Run | Bleacher Report
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On Saturday, Joe Vardon of The Athletic provided Wade’s explanation of his decision to join the Cavs as a free agent in September 2017, which was based on the opportunity to make another trip to the NBA Finals:
“That’s why I signed there in the first place. If I had known [the trade] was gonna happen, I wouldn’t have signed there. It’s gonna be an item on my resume that’s hard to understand, but it happened. I know I filled my role while I was there, as a veteran and a leader. At least I can say I made some really cool relationships with the people who were there.”
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