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July 13, 2014 Updates

Sources say it's possible Wade's looming deal with the Heat might not be finalized until next week while negotiations with Deng continue. But Miami's current aim is assembling a core that features Wade and Bosh with newcomer Josh McRoberts and Deng if they can complete a deal with the former Chicago Bulls All-Star. ESPN.com

The Miami Heat spent much of Saturday working to finalize a deal with free-agent swingman Luol Deng, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that Miami is the closest thing to a frontrunner in the chase for Deng in the wake of LeBron James' blockbuster announcement that he's returning to his home-state Cleveland Cavaliers. ESPN.com

Sam Amick: Final Luol Deng update for tonight: Atlanta talks revived & quickly died down, & Dallas has L. Stephenson over Deng on priority list, so Miami situation is clearly best option for Deng – on paper. Question of Deng’s comfort level is big here.Phx interest minimal. Regarding Dallas situation: the unstated premise there is that Houston matches on Chandler Parsons and Mavs go shopping for its Plan B (C?). More tomorrow Twitter @sam_amick

The Heat, sources say, want to do a two-year deal with Deng in the $20 million range to team him with the freshly re-signed Chris Bosh and soon-to-be-reupped Dwyane Wade. ESPN.com

Ethan J. Skolnick: As noted at start of FA, Miami never completely closed the door on Chalmers. Now expecting it to fully open for him to return. Twitter @EthanJSkolnick

July 12, 2014 Updates

Marc Stein: ESPN sources say Phoenix has tried to force its way into the Luol Deng bidding tonight. Miami has been pressing all day for deal with Deng Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

With an eye toward maximizing the future of the salary cap, LeBron James finalized his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, sources familiar with the process told ESPN.com. James signed a two-year, $42.1 million deal with the goal of re-signing with the Cavs before the 2016-17 season when a new television deal is expected to create a large jump in value of the maximum contract. ESPN.com

 

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