Dwyane Wade Will Discuss Free Agency Plans With LeBron James, Joe Johnson
With one of the most talent-loaded free-agency classes in NBA history, the upcoming off-season is like war. Now, Dwyane Wade says he, the Cavs' LeBron James, and the Hawks' Joe Johnson will convene a sort of basketball Yalta Conference to discuss postseason reorganization.
"[Free agency] has been three years coming," Wade told the Chicago Tribune. "We've discussed it prematurely, at different times. [But] you don't know what guys are thinking and where they're going. I think we'll all sit down, and before one of us makes a decision, all of us will have spoken to each other and [listened to the] thinking."
"A lot of decisions [will be based on] what other players are willing to do and what other guys want to do. So it's not just a 'me' situation here. We all have to look and see what each other is thinking."
In fact, Wade is completely aware he'll need another big talent if he wants to win another NBA ring.
"I understand that you have to have a great team, a great supporting cast around you. That's all I want," he said. "My ego is not that big... I just want to win."
The interview being with a Chicago paper and all, is mostly focused on what the chances of Wade playing for his hometown team of the Bulls seems to be. Sadly for them, and luckily for us, they don't seem to be so good.
"I know one thing about Miami: It is a very loyal organization. I see what they do with their players when their players get done with the game of basketball... how loyal they are. I don't know about the Bulls."
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