MIAMI – A comment by Dwyane Wade lit up social media websites Tuesday night, when the Heat guard referred to his time with the team in the past tense.
Wade served as a commentator during Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Before the game, he was answering a question about why it is tough to close a series on the road when he said, "When I was in Miami, we had this saying ... that started off 'nothing difficult, everything's a challenge,' and in that, stay to the last minute, to the last man, we fight. And that's the mentality you have in the close-out game."
Wade's future with the team has been in question since reports arose last month that contract talks were at an impasse. A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press that Wade is currently considering all options, including the possibility of leaving Miami.
The Heat drafted Wade 12 years ago. He is able to opt out and become a free agent this summer or play the final year on the contract and earn an estimated $16.1 million next season.
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