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Miami Heat player speculation underpins intriguing play-off series

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

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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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Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat ready for final stretch before playoffs

Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter (0) grabs a rebound over Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (24) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 2, 2014. The Pacers defeated the Jazz 94-91.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

It has been a long, grueling journey, the road defeats against the Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz, the six-game trip that began with losses to the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets and ended with one...

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NBA All Star Chris Bosh repeats his desire to stay with Miami Heat

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 11: Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat reacts after hitting a three point shot against the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA game at US Airways Center on February 11, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Barry Jackson After spending so much time away from power forward, his natural position, and subjugating his ego and taking fewer shots, the question invariably will come up: Now that he has won championships,...

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Miami Heat dominates San Antonio Spurs in NBA

LeBron James.

First meeting between Miami and San Antonio since the Heat's triumph in last season's bruising NBA finals went all Miami's way.

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.

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Brett Brown begins NBA coaching career with massive upset over Miami Heat

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 30: Head coah Brett Brwon of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts against the Miami Heat on October 30, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Image License Agreement.   Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

Former Australian Boomers coach Brett Brown sang his rookie point guard's praises after launching his NBA head coaching career with an unlikely upset of the defending champion Miami Heat.

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NBA: Brooklyn Nets hand Miami Heat another defeat

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett talks to a referee during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in New York. Brooklyn defeated Miami, 101-100. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson scored 19 points each as the Brooklyn Nets handed NBA champions the Miami Heat their first losing streak in 10 months with a 101-100 victory on Friday.

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NBA: Indiana Pacers prove their title credentials with win over Miami Heat

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George, center, is trapped by Miami Heat forward LeBron James, right, and guard Mario Chalmers in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indiana demonstrated they were legitimate challengers to NBA champions Miami after beating the Heat 90-84 on Tuesday in a clash of the East's top two teams.

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NBA: New York Knicks stun JR Smith and then Miami Heat

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks takes a shot in the second half against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden on January 9, 2014 in New York City.The New York Knicks defeated the Miami Heat 102-92. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Scott Cacciola During a timeout early in the second quarter, J.R. Smith left his spot at the end of the bench and stood outside the huddle. Way outside the huddle.

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Miami Heat struggle against lowly Washington

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LeBron James and Dwyane Wade struggled for answers as Miami Heat lose three in a row.

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Miami Heat's LeBron James adds to uncertainty on NBA club future

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Superstar LeBron James added fuel to rumours he might leave NBA giants Miami Heat in a birthday message he sent over Instagram on Friday to teammate Dwyane Wade.

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Live: NBA Finals Game 7: Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs

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Paul Zalunardo Game 7 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs went down to the wire. This is how it unfolded.

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Live NBA Finals Game One: Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs

:  MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 29: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat chases down Patrick Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs during a game at American Airlines Arena on November 29, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Paul Suttor The game between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs went down to the wire. Read below to see how it unfolded.

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Live NBA Finals Game Two: Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs

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Lee Gaskin The Heat were looking to square the series after the Spurs took out the first clash between the sides. This is how Game Two of the NBA Finals unfolded.

NBA Finals Game Two: Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on in the first quarter while taking on the San Antonio Spurs during Game Two. Photo: Getty.

All the action from the NBA Finals Game Two: Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs.

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Live: San Antonio Spurs v Miami Heat

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Paul Suttor The Spurs have thrashed the Heat in San Antonio. This is how the game unfolded.

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