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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade ready to move forward without LeBron James

Shandel Richardson Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade had a hunch. When he and LeBron James shared a flight from Las Vegas last month, he could tell there was something different about his former teammate.

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Dwyane Wade staying with Miami Heat

Miami Heat transforms.

Dwyane Wade is staying on with the Miami Heat as the face of the franchise after agreeing a new contract while the NBA team picks up the pieces following the loss of free agent LeBron James last week.

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LeBron James and Dwyane Wade lead Heat to victory in play-offs opener

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) puts up a jump shot while defended by Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott  during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday in Atlanta. Atlanta won 98-85.

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points to lead two-time defending NBA champion Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener.

NBA: LeBron James and Dwyane Wade not keen on resting for Miami Heat's threepeat push

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second  period of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

LeBron James knows what Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is thinking, how he's hoping that this plan to preserve the reigning MVP's legs pays off when the playoffs roll around.

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NBA: Miami Heat power past Detroit Pistons with Dwyane Wade and LeBron James starring

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) blocks Detroit Pistons' Josh Smith (6) during the first half of a NBA basketball game in Miami, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Dwyane Wade scored 30 points with 10 rebounds and five assists on Monday and LeBron James just missed a triple-double as NBA champions Miami beat Detroit 102-96.

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson rises to NBA elite with golden off-season

Patriotic: US guard Klay Thompson argues with a Lithuanian player at the semi-final won by the Americans 96-68.

Sam Amick Klay Thompson leapt out of the celebratory Team USA locker room, his feet floating forward but his eyes focused downward on the new piece of memorabilia that he carried like a newborn.

Cleveland Cavaliers sign NBA veteran Shawn Marion

Adding championship experience in the wake of landing superstar LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced they have signed forward Shawn Marion, who helped Dallas win the 2011 NBA crown.

Australian stars Penny Taylor and Erin Phillips aim for WNBA championship

Erin Phillips wants to add this season's WNBA title to the one she won with Indiana Fever in 2012.

Roy Ward Australian Opals guard Erin Phillips and her WNBA side Phoenix Mercury are three wins from a championship.

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LeBron James rumours growing as silence continues

Mystery: Speculation abounds over LeBron James' choice of team next season.

Michael Lee Whenever LeBron James decides to stay in Miami with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, have a prodigal son-like homecoming in Cleveland, take the mantle from Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles, or form a new...

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NBA's off-season is the best in sports - thrills, drama and mystery

The big fish: Superstars such as LeBron James of the Miami Heat have the power to force change in the NBA.

Ryan Black If the NBA offseason were a novel, it would be a thriller. Or perhaps it would be in the mystery section. A case could be made it should be listed as a drama, too.

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LeBron James' agent meets Cleveland Cavaliers about possible reunion

Cleveland calling: Miami superstar LeBron James is in demand.

Four years after their messy break-up, the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James are talking about a reunion.

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LeBron James' pending "The Decision II" has NBA world holding its breath

Miami Heat forward LeBron James.

Larry Fine On the four-year anniversary of a nationally televised special called "The Decision" where LeBron James announced he would sign with the Miami Heat, the NBA world was in a holding pattern for the...

Perth Wildcats star James Ennis officially signs with Miami Heat

Perth Wildcats star James Ennis has officially signed with the Miami Heat.

Last season's Perth Wildcats star James Ennis has officially signed with the NBA's Miami Heat - where he will be joined by Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem and Luol Deng.

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Luol Deng agrees to contract with Miami Heat

Luol Deng (l) is on his way to Miami.

The Miami Heat continued to recover nicely from the departure of LeBron James, agreeing on Sunday to sign free agent small forward Luol Deng to a two-year, $20 million deal.

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Patty Mills brings a taste of NBA home

Back home: Patty Mills (right) and Aron Baynes  on Tuesday.

Roy Ward Patty Mills has the NBA championship trophy with him for a tour of Australia.

Chris Bosh agrees to $118 million deal to stay in Miami - report

Chris Bosh

The Miami Heat went on the offensive after losing LeBron James on Friday by agreeing to a massive five-year, $118 million deal to retain nine-time All-Star Chris Bosh, according to a Yahoo report.

'I'm coming home': LeBron James quits Miami to return to Cleveland

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Scott Soshnick LeBron James announced Friday that he will rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, returning to the hometown club he spurned in 2010 after sparking the Miami Heat to two NBA titles.

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Cavaliers sign Kyrie Irving, focus now on LeBron

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving.

Australian-born guard signs a five-year contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers as the NBA club made moves that could pave the way for signing free agent superstar LeBron James.

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Chicago Bulls know to land Carmelo Anthony, it takes two to tango

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony.

K.C. Johnson On Feb. 18, 2010, the Chicago Bulls traded John Salmons and two second-round picks to the Bucks for Joe Alexander and Hakim Warrick and their expiring contracts.

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Knicks' Carmelo Anthony said to be opting out of contract

Carmelo Anthony.

Countless possessions for the New York Knicks last season ended with Carmelo Anthony cradling the basketball as he looked for an angle against a defender.