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Miami Heat Meet With Derek Fisher 1

Miami Heat Meet With Derek Fisher

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Heat President Pat Riley and team owner Micky Arison met Saturday with Los Angeles Lakers championship point guard Derek Fisher for three hours at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in downtown Miami. The Heat reportedly told Fisher they envision him as their starting
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Getting Creative With Udonis Haslem 0

Getting Creative With Udonis Haslem

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You may know that on Wednesday, the league announced the salary cap for the 2010-11 NBA season was set at $58.044 million. What you may not know is that the Miami Heat entered the summer with a team salary of $89.7 million.
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Heat’s Forgone Draft Picks Could Prove Costly 6

Heat’s Forgone Draft Picks Could Prove Costly

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Pat Riley turned 65 in March, the age of retirement for many but apparently the age of reinvention for him. Just when he seemed to be on the verge of fading into professional irrelevance, he executed an unprecedented triple play: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris
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It’s Official!!! 15

It’s Official!!!

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With 13,000 Miami Heat fans anxiously waiting in AmericanAirlines Arena to welcome its newest trio of superstars, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh were upstairs finalizing their contracts. Minutes later, they emerged from a cloud of smoke, along with some unexpected
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No Rest For the Weary! 10

No Rest For the Weary!

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LeBron James is joining Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the suddenly star-heavy Miami Heat roster. The trio dramatically alters the league’s power structure, with the Heat instantly vaulted into what figures to be the Eastern Conference’s perennial powerhouse for the next
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Heat Comes to Terms With Free Agent Swingman Mike Miller 13

Heat Comes to Terms With Free Agent Swingman Mike Miller

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The Miami Heat has taken another major step forward in its attempt to build out its championship-caliber roster, agreeing in principle to a five-year contract worth an estimated $30 million with Washington Wizards free agent swingman Mike Miller. Miller is considered a vital part
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Heat send Michael Beasley to Timberwolves 0

Heat send Michael Beasley to Timberwolves

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Update (July 12, 2010): The compensation received for Michael Beasley has been changed to a pair of second round draft picks from the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2011 and 2014.  The cloud of mystery that has surrounded the stay of Michael Beasley in South
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Vindication! 7

Vindication!

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Pat Riley turned 65 years old in March, the retirement age for most but apparently the age of reinvention for him. Just when Riley seemed to be on the verge of fading into professional irrelevance, buried under the weight of a pile
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Predictions 4

Predictions

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Rampant media speculation about the future of LeBron James seems to have given way to a harsh reality for several team owners across the league. The overwhelming consensus is that LeBron James will join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh as a member
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Bobcats, Rockets Enter Bosh Sign-and-Trade Discussions 3

Bobcats, Rockets Enter Bosh Sign-and-Trade Discussions

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The Miami Heat’s reported offer to Mike Miller suggests not only that LeBron James has decided to play for the Heat and that both he and the Heat would like Miller to join him, but also that the Heat has identified a
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