Free-agent guard Dwyane Wade has been offered a three-year, $25 million contract by the Zhejiang Golden Bulls, in accordance to Chinese media reviews.
The deal, which is earlier than taxes, would make Wade the highest-paid participant in China, barely forward of Andray Blatche, who performs for Xinjiang in the Chinese Basketball Association.
It additionally could be one of many largest abroad offers ever. Josh Childress acquired $6 million after taxes from Greek membership Olympiacos in 2008.
Wade, 36, completed final season with the Miami Heat, the crew he has performed for almost all of his 15 seasons. The 12-time All-Star averaged 11.four factors in 67 video games for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Heat final season. He has averaged 22.5 factors per sport in his profession however hasn’t averaged at the very least 20 factors in a season since 2014-15 with the Heat.
According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, as a result of the Heat are at the moment above the NBA’s wage cap, essentially the most they’ll supply Wade for subsequent season is $5.three million (the mid-level taxpayer exception).
Wade not too long ago signed a lifetime pact with Chinese attire firm Li Ning and was in China for a promotional tour. He stated earlier this month that he would decide on his future as soon as he returned to the United States from that tour.