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MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James' name is now flying over the Miami Heat's home court.
The Heat unveiled a banner Saturday night to commemorate James' participation on the gold-medal winning U.S. men's basketball team at this summer's London Olympics. James' banner sways next to those honoring previous Heat players who were gold-medal winners: Dwyane Wade (2008), Alonzo Mourning (2000) and Tim Hardaway (2000).
Other current and former Heat players have won Olympic gold medals, including Chris Bosh, but the team has only presented banners to those who were part of the organization at the time of their victories.
James averaged 13.3 points at the London Games, when the U.S. won all eight of its games.
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LeBron James is getting another banner.
To commemorate James' role in helping the U.S. men's basketball team win gold at this past summer's London Olympics, the Miami Heat will unveil a banner in his honor Saturday before they play the Denver Nuggets.
It will be displayed alongside three others for players who won Olympic gold as members of the Heat - Dwyane Wade, Alonzo...
The Miami Heat will help the New York Knicks kick off their season-opener at Madison Square Garden on Friday evening. As New York pulls itself out of the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, there are those that feel that now is not the time to entertain sporting events.
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