MIAMI For two seasons, Rashard Lewis did everything he could to ease the pain in his ailing knees. He visited doctors in three cities. He prayed he would wake up one day and would feel better.
Yet nothing worked.
By last year, Lewis scoring average had plummeted to 7.8, less than half his career mark. Many wondered if his NBA days were coming to an end.
"It was very tough for me," Lewis said. "I tried my best. I did everything I could do."
But listen to what hes now saying.
"This will be my 15th season," said Lewis, who played the past 1 12 seasons with Washington before signing with Miami last summer as a free agent. My whole goal is to play another five years and try to get to 20 years. ... The way I feel now, I most definitely think I can do it."
It sounds as if Lewis, 33, has gotten a miracle treatment on his knees. He wouldnt disagree.
While courting Lewis during free agency, the Heat suggested the 6-foot-10 forward undergo a process called OssaTron. Miami guard Dwyane ...