Ronnie Brewer

NBA mourns death of Henry Thomas, Chicago-based agent to Dwyane Wade, other ex-Bulls

NBA mourns death of Henry Thomas, Chicago-based agent to Dwyane Wade, other ex-Bulls

For a couple of days in July 2010, before the focus shifted to LeBron James taking meetings at a downtown Cleveland hotel, Henry Thomas’ Chicago office served as the epicenter of free agent madness.

Thomas represented Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh at the time. And when Thomas and Wade hosted a surprise second meeting with the Bulls on July 2, TV trucks descended and hysteria reigned.

“Hank was the calmest guy in the room,” Wade said, smiling, in a casual conversation with the Tribune at a party Wade hosted in October 2016 that Thomas attended.

That trait, not to mention his genuine decency in a cutthroat...

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