NBA All-Star guard Dwyane Wade has signed a one-year, $2.3 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN reports.
According to ESPN, Wade is expected to report to the Cavs' evening practice session Wednesday.
In a statement posted to Twitter Wednesday, Wade said, regarding Cleveland, that "there's no better place to be right now to continue to play and compete at the highest level."
He continued: "Cleveland believes in my talents and what I can bring to a championship contender both as a player and a leader."
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) September 27, 2017
Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman also expressed his excitement about Wade's decision to join the team.
“We’re extremely happy that Dwyane chose to join us in Cleveland and become a core part of helping us achieve success at the highest level. Dwyane has proven time and time again that he is a leader and competitor of the highest caliber and that his focus is centered on the ultimate goal. The deep commitment and consistency that he has shown to the game as a 12-time NBA All-Star and three-time NBA Champion is remarkable and he’s going to be a difference maker on the court and in the locker room with our team.”