Cleveland Cavaliers exercise club option for Dean Wade

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In a statement released today, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced that they have picked up the fourth year team option on forward Dean Wade.

The option keeps Wade in Cleveland through the end of the 2022-2023 season, and will pay out $1.9 million dollars.

Wade has been a pleasant surprise during his time in Cleveland. He joined the Cavs as an undrafted free agent back in 2019, and has appeared in 126 games for the team. Over that time, he's averaged 5.3 points and 3.0 rebounds per game, and filled in as a starter 47 times.