AP Source: Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade agree to 2-year deal

By Tim Reynolds

Associated Press

Published: Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:15 p.m. MDT

Updated: Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:16 p.m. MDT

FILe - In this June 14, 2014 file photo, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade smiles as he is asked a question during a media availability for the NBA basketball finals in San Antonio. Signing day has arrived in the NBA, if the biggest free agents care to grab their pens. But it’s unclear if Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade _ who all might be waiting on LeBron James to go first _ are ready.

Tony Gutierrez, File, Associated Press

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A person familiar with the situation says Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat.

Wade has agreed to a two-year deal with a player option for 2015-16, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because neither Wade nor the Heat immediately announced the terms.

Wade made reference to the deal Tuesday, tweeting "Home Is Where the Heart Is" and calling himself a "HeatLifer" in a photo of him below Miami's three NBA championship banners.

Wade is entering his 12th Heat season and is the franchise's all-time leader in games, points, assists and steals. Last month, he opted out of a deal that would have paid him $42 million over the next two seasons.

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