Dwyane Wade always loved Miami, and now he is on his way back.
The Cavaliers have traded Wade to the Heat for a heavily protected second-round pick in 2020, the Heat announced Thursday. The draft pick will then be shipped to the Kings as part of the George Hill trade Cleveland executed earlier in the day.
At 36, Wade already was playing limited minutes this season as his 23.2 per game and three starts are both career lows, and with his trade to Miami he may get more of a chance for playing time. He also will have an easy path to retiring as a member of the Heat.
Clean up the mess. The Mavericks have big troubles on multiple fronts. First, they’re not a particularly good basketball team, and they need to address the ramshackle roster. The No. 1 job on that is to tank the rest of the year â€” and owner Mark Cuban has already copped to that plan. But the Mavs also have to deal with the allegations sexual harassment in their front office, which will mean a thorough and credible investigation that leads to substantive changes in the franchise.
Authentic Mens D’Onta Foreman Jersey Paul came back after missing the Rockets’ win over the Magic earlier this week with a groin injury and he was far from 100 percent. He actually thought he was hurting the team down the stretch.
I told (coach Mike D’Antoni) I was tripping, Paul told the Houston Chronicle after the game. It was my fault they were coming back. All game I wasn’t really trusting what Josh Gorges Youth jersey I had going on. I was like, ‘That’s enough.
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Despite Paul’s less-than-perfect performance the Rockets were still able to hold off a very good, if shorthanded, Spurs team. They have now won three games in a row and seven of their last eight.
Tomas Satoransky throws down a dunk on the fast break, two of his career-high 25 points. The Wizards forward, who entered the night averaging 5.6 points per game, added six assists. He’s been seeing extra court time in John Wall’s absence.
Cavaliers (32-22) at Celtics (40-17) 3:30 p.m. ET â€” The Celtics were quiet at the recent trade deadline, but the Cavaliers just pulled off an extreme makeover of their roster in a bid to shake off their recent funk. It will be fun to see how all the new pieces fit around LeBron James and Kevin Love.