NBA Rumors: Dwyane Wade Will Join The Cavs Or Heat For NBA Season, Stephen A. Smith Believes

Matt Couden - Author

Aug. 21 2017, Updated 12:22 p.m. ET

The latest NBA rumors have focused on Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade and where he will play in the coming NBA season. The Bulls are a team that is officially rebuilding after making a deal with the Timberwolves to trade All-Star Jimmy Butler. Rajon Rondo also signed with the Sacramento Kings, leaving Wade all by his lonesome on a team that is mostly decent players with some new unproven talents tossed in. Among those talents are Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn who arrived via the Minnesota trade, and No. 7 draft pick Lauri Markannen from Arizona.

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As ESPN‘s Nick Friedell indicates, for the 2017-18 NBA season, the Bulls were picked dead last in ESPN Forecast‘s recent projected standings. The Chicago Bulls have a clear plan moving forward to build from the ground up, so that means it’s highly unlikely Wade will stick around as the Bulls are “in the tank.” Friedell also notes that the Bulls are in a position to lose often this coming season just based on how their roster looks. The team’s top veteran star as of this report may be Robin Lopez, who isn’t terrible but isn’t an All-Star either. Wade is a star caliber player on an unworthy roster for his talents. So with the team rebooted for the future, it’s become clear that Wade will be probably be departing the scene, but where to?


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