LeBron: We Wanted, but Couldn’t Afford, Wade


It would be hard to imagine back when the Miami Heat were coming off consecutive championships a few seasons ago that LeBron James and Dwyane Wade would both leave the franchise as free agents in short order.

Yet sure enough, James went back to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014 and Wade went back to his hometown Chicago Bulls this past summer, shifting the balance of power in the Eastern Conference. With the Bulls and Cavs set to play a preseason game Friday, James confirmed that he hoped Wade would have ended up in Cleveland with him. We couldn’t afford him,” James said. “It’s that simple.”

Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN

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