Wade and Bosh are both represented by agent Henry Thomas. Forward
Udonis Haslem is also opting out. He is represented by Thomas as
The moves give the Heat a record $55 million in cap space.
Wade, Bosh, James and Haslem are free to negotiate with teams
beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET on Tuesday. The players could rejoin the
Heat for less money to help team president Pat Riley make roster
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The Toronto Raptors extended qualifying offers to restricted free
agent guards Greivis Vasquez and Nando De Colo and forward Patrick
Patterson on Saturday.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
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The Raptors acquired Vasquez and Patterson last December as part of
a seven-player trade with the Sacramento Kings. They got De Colo in
a February deal with the San Antonio Spurs.
(Editing by Gene Cherry)
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