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July 30, 2014 Updates

Adrian Wojnarowski: Chris Bosh finally signed his new contract. Final numbers, source tells Yahoo: 5 years, $118.7M. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

Barring an unexpected change of heart by the NBA, Christmas in Miami will feature LeBron James’ much-anticipated return to Miami in an opposing uniform. Though the NBA’s schedule will not be finalized and released until mid-August, an unofficial internal schedule of select games has Cleveland playing the Heat in Miami on Christmas on ABC, according to a person familiar with the situation. Miami Herald

A mock-up of the advertisement posted on Twitter depicts two Miami Heat championship rings above the words "You're Welcome, LeBron." Below are the words "Sincerely, Miami Heat Fans." Representatives of The Dan LeBatard Show called the Cleveland media outlet on Tuesday to purchase a full-page advertisement in this Sunday's edition of the newspaper, Northeast Ohio Media Group Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mike Maleski confirmed. NEOMG sales staff are responsible for ads in The Plain Dealer. The show's request was "politely declined," Maleski said. Cleveland Plain Dealer

July 29, 2014 Updates
July 28, 2014 Updates

LeBron James is coming back, not only to Cleveland but back into the public's favor. According to a poll taken this month by California-based E-Poll, Americans like James more than they ever have since he made the "Decision" to leave the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat four years ago. The company takes the opinions of 1,100 people, ages 13 and up that reflect a representative sampling of the U.S. population, in a poll and uses that data to give the more than 8,000 celebrities in its database an E-Score ranging from 0 to 100, with 100 being the most known, liked and appealing. This month, James scored an 80, up from 67 just a year before. In June 2010, James had an E-Score of 84, but after "The Decision" that number fell to 47. ESPN.com

July 26, 2014 Updates

Speaking to reporters at Chicago's Dwyane Wade and Brandon Marshall Sports Academy, per Brandon Di Perno and Surya Fernandez of SB Nation, via Stephen Ronkowski of Windy City Gridiron, Wade was asked who his favorite opponent is to play against: "Well, it used to be Kobe Bryant...the second best all time...now, I have a new favorite player to play against...my former teammate, LeBron James." Bleacher Report

Alex Kennedy: Several teams have expressed interest in free agent Michael Beasley. Teams like the efficiency and maturity he showed last season in Miami. Michael Beasley is currently training in LA with Kevin Durant. Lakers could make sense for Beasley. He'd be a good fit to fill out roster. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

July 25, 2014 Updates

Jared Karnes, Beasley’s agent, said Thursday he has had more than one conversation with the Heat but “nothing has resulted in a deal. [Other] teams have called expressing interest. There has been quite a bit of activity the past four days. Teams are encouraged by his career-best field-goal percentage (49.9) … and his attitude when asked to play a reduced role.” Among all players who appeared in at least 20 regular-season games, Beasley was 47th in points per 48 minutes, at 25.2. Beasley, who has been working out with Kevin Durant in Los Angeles, averaged 7.9 points last season in 55 games and made two starts but played just 23 minutes in the playoffs. Miami Herald

As for Oden, the Heat has not informed his agent, Mike Conley Sr., if the team wants him back. “They said they’ll get back to us,” Conley said. “A couple of teams have inquired. He wants to be able to play.” Miami Herald

July 23, 2014 Updates

LeBron adviser Maverick Carter, via Real Talk with Jason Whitlock: LeBron and D-Wade are totally fine, speak almost daily or every other day. They’re totally fine. They’ll be friends for life. Their friendship goes beyond basketball and is bigger than basketball, so they’ll be friends for life. NBCSports.com

Dwyane Wade & Brandon Marshall Sports Academy & Cheerleading Skills Camp is a thing that exists. Who knew? Anyway, Wade and Marshall gave a sort of press conference at their sports academy and Wade took the opportunity to tell a story about a kid at once of his basketball camps. Apparently, in front of a large group of campers, the child asked Wade why he flops. Wade laughed as he told the story, but deep down I bet he feels bad about every time an NBA player flops because it is such a bad example for the kids. That’s how this kind of thing happens. [@cartmaniak] The Big Lead

July 22, 2014 Updates

The New Orleans Pelicans will play the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. 23 in a preseason game at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, the franchise announced on Tuesday. It is the second Pelicans preseason game that has been announced for this fall. In April, the Pelicans confirmed they will play the Miami Heat in Louisville, Ky., at the KFC Yum! Center on Oct. 4. New Orleans Times-Picayune

 

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