Report: Heat seeking trade to get more backcourt help
Wade did not play in the team's 107-87 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Thursday because of illness. It was the fifth game he has missed this season, and the Heat are 2-3 in those games.
According to the report, center-forward Joel Anthony, may be on the trading block as one of the players who might be available to be moved.
The Heat have started three different players in Wade's spot when he has been out of the lineup this season. Wade has played in back-to-back games only once in 2013 and then proceeded to miss the next two games because of knee soreness. Over the past three seasons, the Heat are 27-8 when Wade doesn't play.