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Report: Warriors placed a call to Dwyane Wade

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Report: Warriors placed a call to Dwyane Wade

Dwayne Wade reportedly reached a buyout with the Bulls on Monday.

And sometime thereafter, the Warriors reached out to Wade to express interest in the 12-time All-Star, according to Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype.

Wade is reportedly on the verge of nearing an agreement with the Cavs.

The three-time NBA champion averaged 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.4 steals over 60 games last season.

He averaged career-lows in minutes per game (29.9) and field-goal percentage (43.4) -- something that is expected from somebody who will turn 36 years old in January.

Wade did shoot 31 percent (45-for-145) from 3-point territory -- the second highest mark of his career.

According to Kennedy:

"Throughout his decision-making process, Wade made it clear to interested teams that he wants to play significant minutes on a contender. The Warriors weren’t clear about his playing time, so both parties moved on."

The Warriors have 15 players with guaranteed contracts and would need to waive or trade somebody to make room for Wade (or anybody else). 

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Report: Dwyane Wade nearing agreement with Cavs

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Report: Dwyane Wade nearing agreement with Cavs

It appears LeBron James is about to be reunited with a former teammate.

Dwyane Wade is nearing agreement on a deal with the Cavaliers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Wade reportedly agreed to a buyout with the Bulls on Monday, and is expected to clear waivers on Wednesday.

He will become an unrestricted free agent.

The Cavs have 15 players with guaranteed contracts, so they will have to make a move to get Wade on board.

According to Joe Vardon of cleveland.com:

"The Cavs would likely pay Wade the veteran's minimum -- about $2.3 million -- instead of the $2.55 million left under the mid-level exception to the salary cap because of tax purposes."

LeBron and Wade won two championships (2012 and 2013) together with the Heat.

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller