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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 c...
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Dwyane Wade is signing with Chinese sportswear provider Li-Ning, and the Miami Heat guard tells The Associated Press that this will be the final sneaker deal of his playing career.
The two-time NBA champion gets his own brand - called Wade - and will play a large role in design elements and selection of future brand endorsers.
The deal is to be announced Wednesday in Beijing, where...
MIAMI (AP) -- Two-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade is signing with Chinese sportswear provider Li-Ning, which is giving the Miami Heat guard his own brand within the company along with plenty of creative and strategic input.
The partnership will be announced Wednesday in Beijing, where Li-Ning is headquartered and where the Heat are visiting for the NBA China Games tour.
Dwyane Wade has officially left Nike and the Jordan brand behind, signing a deal with Li-Ning, a Chinese shoe company. In an interview about the switch with Darren Rovell, Dwyane Wade said that, ”This is a great opportunity for me, I can either choose to stick to the status quo or be a trailblazer.”First Look: Shoes that Li-Ning made for @dwyanewade to wear in Beijing and...
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MIAMI Chris Bosh is still listed on the official Miami Heat roster as simply a forward. Coach Erik Spoelstra still treads lightly when discussing Boshs position.But its OK. Bosh doesnt need to be treated delicately. He admits hes a center.I made my peace with it, Bosh said.Bosh has embraced it enough that he recently told FOX Sports Florida he wants to be listed on the NBA All-Star...
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BEIJING (AP) -- LeBron James scored 20 points, and the Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Clippers 94-80 on Thursday in an NBA preseason game in China.
Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 19 points and eight rebounds.
The NBA champion Heat will play the Clippers again Sunday in Shanghai.
New addition Ray Allen had 15 points off the bench for Miami, hitting four 3-pointers.
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