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Wade seeking more than Heat offer of $40 million over two seasons

Wade seeking more than Heat offer of $40 million over two seasons

The latest NBA free-agency stalemate with guard Dwyane Wade comes in the wake of a two-year, $40 million offer from the Miami Heat.

The Heat offer, which remains on the table, was confirmed to the Sun Sentinel by a party close to the negotiations.

According to the party, the Heat offer, which is for a flat $20 million for each of the two seasons, would allow Wade to opt out after the first of the two seasons and re-enter free agency next summer, when the NBA salary cap is again expected to make another quantum leap.

Wade earned $20 million on a one-year deal this past season, but salaries for commensurate players have exceeded that figure since Friday's start of...

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