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LeBron James' Christmas visit highlights Miami Heat schedule

Ira Winderman There will be plenty of LeBron, with the Miami Heat's 2014-15 schedule to feature four games against the player who a month ago walked away from the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions.

Former Miami Heat centre Greg Oden charged with punching woman

Barry Jackson Free agent center Greg Oden, who missed four seasons with knee problems before playing 23 games for the Miami Heat last season, was arrested and charged with battery early Thursday morning after...

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LeBron James opts out of contract with Miami Heat to become free agent

Set to leave Heat: LeBron James.

Miami NBA superstar LeBron James has informed the Miami Heat that he'll exercise an early termination option in his contract and become a free agent next week, ESPN is reporting.

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

Apart now: Miami Heat forward LeBron James and guard Dwyane Wade sit on the bench during the NBA Finals.

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.

LeBron James returns to Cleveland Cavaliers from Miami Heat

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

LeBron James is taking his talents from South Beach to Ohio.

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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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 switch to Cleveland Cavaliers from Miami Heat was nothing but net

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Tom Jones Times Sports Columnist This time LeBron James got it right. He said it the right way, with class and grace. He did it for the right reasons, such as loyalty and humility.

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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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Dwayne Wade and Udonis Haslem opt out of Miami Heat contracts

the Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, left, holds Dwayne Wade with the NBA Championship Trophy in 2013.

Ira Winderman The remodeling of the Pat Riley's two-time championship creation received a major boost Saturday, with guard Dwyane Wade and forward Udonis Haslem opting out of their Miami Heat contracts, agent...

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San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills powerless against LeBron James' Miami Heat

Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs goes to the basket against the Miami Heat during Game Two of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center.

Los Angeles: A three-point bombing raid by Patty Mills failed to inspire the San Antonio Spurs to victory as LeBron James emphatically shrugged off his cramping controversy.

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Miami Heat running on empty, running out of time

Miami Heat forward LeBron James, right and guard Dwyane Wade sit on the bench.

Ira Winderman It was as if the odometer hit 100,000 miles, and the extended warrantee had expired.

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Miami Heat go up 1-0 on Bobcats

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Charlotte Bobcats' Gerald Henderson.

Ira Winderman Heat record postseason-opening victory that allows them to regain some traction after a sloppy close to the regular season.

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Will Indiana Pacers even survive to meet Miami Heat in NBA playoffs?

Miami Heat's LeBron James goes up to shoot as Indiana Pacers centre Roy Hibbert defends in Miami. The Heat defeated the Pacers 98-86.

Dave Hyde Would they snap? That's all that was left to see. Already in the Heat's 98-86 win, it was clear Indiana was not as fast or as strong or as determined as it usually had been against the Heat.

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San Antonio Spurs dominate Miami Heat again, move one win from NBA title

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard takes off against Miami in game four of the NBA Finals.

The visiting San Antonio Spurs dominated the Miami Heat again, crushing the two-time defending champions 107-86 in Game Four of the NBA Finals on Thursday to move within one victory of clinching the...

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Miami Heat player speculation underpins intriguing play-off series

LeBron James (centre) is key to Miami's hopes of winning the title.

Jon Pierik The late, great Detroit Pistons coach Chuck Daly always said his favourite time of the basketball year was the play-offs.

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Miami Heat's future as a dynasty under cloud as big decisions loom

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor All those fans who suddenly became Miami Heat supporters in the past few years look like they'll be facing a true test of their loyalty before they realise.

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Debate over Miami Heat star LeBron James will never end

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor LeBron, listen to Obi-Wan Kenobi: "You're going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view."

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Miami Heat's Big Three want third title before talking split

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.

Jeff Zillgitt The Miami Heat's poet and philosopher in-residence Chris Bosh delivered some Zen when discussing the team's playoff prospects.

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Miami Heat win test of survival in holding off Charlotte Bobcats

Big three happy: Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh celebrate the win over Charlotte.

Joseph Goodman MIAMI - For the record, it was one dribble for one half of the length of the entire court.