Cavs guard Dwyane Wade mourns loss of 'father figure' sports age - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Cavs guard Dwyane Wade mourns loss of 'father figure' sports agent

Wade and Thomas in 2016 (Source: AP Images) Wade and Thomas in 2016 (Source: AP Images)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Cavaliers star Dwyane Wade missed Friday night's game because of a personal matter. Turns out, his absence was because his agent, who he considered a "father fighter" passed away.

Wade posted a heartfelt message on Instagram honoring Henry Thomas.

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"I was a young 21 when we met and i needed a Man’s love," Wade wrote.

He added, "I hate saying my “agent” because you have always been way more than that to me."

Thomas was a representative from CAA, according to Sports Illustrated.

Coach Lue said a timetable for Wade's return to the lineup has not been determined.

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