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NBA Rumors: Dwyane Wade would demand to start if he returns to Heat

NBA Rumors: Dwyane Wade would demand to start if he returns to Heat
Published On: Thu, Sep 13
May 9, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (left) hugs his mother Jolinda Wade (right) after the defeated the Toronto Raptors 94-87 in overtime game four of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Dwyane WadeA is working out a€” and, as become the NBA tradition,A posting video of said workoutsA a€” in a way that makes you think hea€™s coming back for one more season in Miami. The man is playing a lot of basketball for someone who is might walk away from the game.

Yet, he has not officially made a decision about whether to return to the Heat or retire.

His role with the team is a part of that a€”A he wants to start, reports Greg Cote of the Miami Herald.

I am also told by representatives of the club and of the player that Wade being comfortable with his role is critical. He returned last midseason in a bench role, a reserve in all 21 games. He also came off the bench in all five playoffs gamesa€¦.

I have not been told Wade would demand to start. But does he see himself good for more than 25 minutes a game? He mentioned recently that he embraces a mentora€™s role for the cluba€™s many young guys still developing, a€œbut you also want to play,a€ he added.A 

Wade came off the bench in Cleveland last season as well, starting just three of the 46 games he played there until he came to Miami.A 

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