Reports: Bosh, Wade to meet with LeBron, haven't told Heat intentions

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With LeBron James opting out of his contract with the Miami Heat to become an unrestricted free agent, the next logical question is what Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade will do. While they could hit free agency to give the team maximum flexibility when it comes to adding players this offseason, they have not informed the Heat of their plans, via the Associated Press' Tim Reynolds.

The three of them will discuss their future together, but this meeting has not yet taken place, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.

Bosh has directly said that he intends to come back, so it would seem logical that he'd opt out and see what pieces Miami can add. In the meantime, if he wanted to talk with other teams, there would surely be plenty of suitors.

Wade is a different story. He is owed almost $42 million over the next two seasons, and given the way his body has appeared to break down in two straight NBA Finals, he would not command that sort of money on the open market. While they were all in the same draft class, Wade is two years older than James and Bosh and opting out would probably mean a significant financial sacrifice. Wade has been with the Heat his entire career, and it will be interesting to see if he's willing to take one for the team.

Miami's Big Three could all be free agents in a week.
Miami's Big Three could all be free agents in a week. (USATSI)
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