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Micky Arison reassures Miami Heat fans: ‘We are not done’

The Miami Herald Even after watching LeBron James bolt to Cleveland, Heat owner Micky Arison has a message to the team’s fans:
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Text of statement from Heat owner Micky Arison

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) —   The statement issued Monday by Heat owner Micky Arison and sent to season-ticket holders:
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Arison on loss of LeBron : 'We are not done; not even close'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) — Heat owner on state of the team in the wake of departure of James, "We are laser-focused on the present and the task at hand of defending our Eastern Conference championship."
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Shabazz Napier opens camp for kids, says he wants to be 'hands on'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By DOM AMORE, damore@courant.com) — SOUTH WINDSOR – Shabazz Napier is back in Connecticut, giving his body a much-needed break while doing something new, something he has long looked forward to doing.
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LeBron James ditches Heat No. 6, to again wear No. 23 with Cavs

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) —   LeBron James is finished with the Miami Heat. He's also finished with the No. 6 he has worn during the past four NBA Finals and to celebrate his only two NBA championships.
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LeBron James to wear No. 23 with Cavs

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James is switching back to wearing jersey No. 23.
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Plenty left to 'reinvent' for Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( Ira Winderman ) — Sunday notes: The term tends to get overstated, but there are at least five cases where reinvention will be essential for the Heat. Also: Salary quirks; foreign intrigue; and Grant Long's...
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Ray Allen, Shabazz Napier to play in Jim Calhoun charity All-Star Game

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By DOM AMORE, damore@courant.com) — From Ray Allen, who is contemplating retirement after a 19-year career, to Shabazz Napier and DeAndre Daniels, who are just launching their careers, the number of former Huskies in the NBA is...
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LeBron to have homecoming celebration after all

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) — Event scheduled for Aug. 8 in Akron after forward leaves Heat in NBA free agency for return to Cavaliers.
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Bulls' Joakim Noah happy for LeBron James

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By K.C. Johnson, Tribune reporter ) — For more than an hour Friday on the West Side, Joakim Noah put smiles on young children’s faces and perhaps some hope in their hearts.
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NBA looking at weeklong All-Star break in '14-15 schedule

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) —   The NBA is poised to turn the All-Star break into All-Star week this coming season, the Sun Sentinel has learned, providing teams with a full week off at midseason.
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Miami Heat still non-committal on Michael Beasley, Greg Oden

The Miami Herald Even with at least three roster spots to fill, the Heat continues to be non-committal with free agents Michael Beasley and Greg Oden, with the team neither closing the door on a return in...
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Miami Heat still non-commital on Michael Beasley, Greg Oden

The Miami Herald Even with at least three roster spots to fill, the Heat continues to be non-committal with free agents Michael Beasley and Greg Oden, with the team neither closing the door on a return in...
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Jones, Lewis numbers quickly claimed in Heat jersey shuffle

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) — Danny Granger to wear the No. 22 worn by James Jones the past six seasons, with Luol Deng to wear the No. 9 Rashard Lewis had worn the past two in Miami.
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What if Morgan Freeman read LeBron's 'Coming home'? | Video

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) — Frank Caliendo as Morgan Freeman as LeBron James. There isn't really much more to say, just LeBron's letter in those voices.
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Ray Allen apparently leaning toward Cavs, if he returns

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) — Guard could become the latest Heat champion to head to Cleveland, with LeBron James, James Jones and Mike Miller already having made the move.
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Knee issue knocks Rashard Lewis out of Mavs contract

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Ira Winderman ) —   Rashard Lewis finds himself in NBA free-agency limbo after two seasons in the NBA Finals with the Miami Heat.
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LeBron apologizes to Akron neighbors with cupcakes

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( By Shandel Richardson ) — Score another victory for LeBron James.
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Hyde5: Summer homework for 5 Heat members

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( Dave Hyde ) — OK, back from vacation, it's late July and the Heat remain the interesting story. How they'll fare. What they'll do. Where they go from here without LeBron. And to that end here are five pieces of...
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Life lessons learned from a career in sports

South Florida Sun-Sentinel ( Dave Hyde ) — Shula's changes, Riley's visions, Shaq's humor – lessons along the way It was during the Heat's playoff run, while Son No. 2 was making excuses for a speeding ticket, that in a parental...
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Blog Articles

Arison on loss of LeBron : 'We are not done; not even close'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) —   For nearly three weeks there has been near silence from Miami Heat management about the free-agent departure of forward LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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ASK IRA: Can Heat find way to squeeze in more salary?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Hey Ira, do you think Pat Riley has another trick under his sleeve? I know Chris Bosh hasn't officially signed his contract yet and he was willing to take a pay cut before. Do you think he can...
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LeBron James ditches Heat No. 6, to again wear No. 23 with Cavs

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) —   LeBron James is finished with the Miami Heat. He's also finished with the No. 6 he has worn during the past four NBA Finals and to celebrate his only two NBA championships.
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ASK IRA: What is Pat Riley's personnel timetable going forward?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Ira, how long will it take Pat Riley to pick up any players? Jordan Crawford is still out there and MarShon Brooks. -- Joe, Birmingham, Alabama.
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Plenty left to 'reinvent' for Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Sunday notes: The term tends to get overstated, but there are at least five cases where reinvention will be essential for the Heat. Also: Salary quirks; foreign intrigue; and Grant Long's...
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ASK IRA: Is Wade in for a new defensive reality?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade will see double teams the entire season. And now Wade will be defended by a better defender than last year. The Heat will need to become a defensive giant if they are...
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LeBron to have homecoming celebration after all

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — � Two weeks ago, in his Sports Illustrated first-person piece about his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James said, "I'm not having a press conference or a party. After this, it's time...
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NBA looking at weeklong All-Star break in '14-15 schedule

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) —   The NBA is poised to turn the All-Star break into All-Star week this coming season, the Sun Sentinel has learned, providing teams with a full week off at midseason.
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ASK IRA: Even without LeBron, will Heat remain South Florida's lone playoff team?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Ira, your paper and the Herald have had stories about how with LeBron gone, this can become a football town again. My question: Nowhere in those stories does anyone say they expect the Dolphins...
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Jones, Lewis numbers quickly claimed in Heat jersey shuffle

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) —    The Miami Heat have assigned numbers to their roster newcomers, and that means some familiar numbers with new names on the back.
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What if Morgan Freeman read LeBron's 'Coming home'? | Video

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Frank Caliendo as Morgan Freeman as LeBron James. There isn't really much more to say, just LeBron's letter in those voices.
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Ray Allen apparently leaning toward Cavs, if he returns

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) —   From the moment he hit the dramatic 3-pointer that helped send Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals to overtime and the Heat, eventually, to a second consecutive NBA championship, the notion of Ray...
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ASK IRA: Do Beasley, Oden still make sense for Heat?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Ira, what are the chances the Heat bring back Michael Beasley and Greg Oden? Do you see more of a featured role for them if they do come back? I think Beasley would be a nice fit on this squad....
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Knee issue knocks Rashard Lewis out of Mavs contract

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) —   Rashard Lewis finds himself in NBA free-agency limbo after two seasons in the NBA Finals with the Miami Heat.
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ASK IRA: Was timing of LeBron's departure perhaps of benefit?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Ira, I've read (and listened) where you've said that if LeBron James told the Heat earlier that he was leaving, the Heat would have taken a different approach to free agency. But if they did...
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ASK IRA: Will loss of LeBron have Heat players digging deeper?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Hey Ira, you always hear that the truly great players make their teammates better. Now, I'm not arguing with the Heat's success with LeBron James, but do you feel that he made anyone better?...
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ASK IRA: Should Heat start Birdman alongside Bosh?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: I know it's not ideal, but do you think Erik Spoelstra will insert Birdman into the starting lineup? I think it's asking too much of Chris Bosh to not only score 20-plus per game but also be...
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Pat Riley loves everyone, and he'll tell you so

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — So what does Pat Riley think of the players the Heat have signed in the team's post-LeBron James era? Apparently he can't pay them enough.
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ASK IRA: Does Pat Riley finally have trade assets?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (By Ira Winderman) — Q: Ira, as well as opening up cap room for a pitch to free agents in 2016, do these new Heat contracts also give Pat Riley more flexibility to make trades in the next couple of years? He has been...
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Birdman is officially back

The Miami Herald (Joe) — The Heat re-signed Chris Andersen on Saturday. Heat president Pat Riley on Birdman: "Chris Andersen has had two great seasons with us and without him, we would not have been able to win the 2013...
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