The Chicago Bulls have been informed by Dwyane Wade he will pick up his $24 million player option for the 17-18 season.
Wade told the Bulls he has no interesting in being part of a rebuilding project, but his decision on the player option will be made independent of whether they trade Jimmy Butler.
Wade was almost certain to be unable to make up that money even over several seasons on the open market.
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Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap