Posted October 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Miami Heat say they're thrilled to be home from China. They'll be happier when they know what time it is. After a week abroad, the Heat went back to work in their home gym on Tuesday - with players still dealing with the aftereffects of time-zone travel. LeBron James says he's waking up around 3:45 a.m., Dwyane Wade angered his dogs by getting them up at 4 a.m., and Udonis Haslem says teammates have been texting him as early as 5 a.m. in recent days. But the NBA preseason schedule stops for no team: Miami has a game against Detroit Thursday, so Heat coach Erik Spoelstra summoned his club on Tuesday for practice. The Heat took Monday off after flying home from Shanghai, landing in Miami late Sunday night.
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