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Sources: Aldridge pauses to mull teams' pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received.

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Sources: Aldridge digesting team pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received after meeting with seven teams: He met with the Lakers twice, and the Spurs, Suns, Mavs, Rockets, Raptors and Heat. (via ESPN's Marc Stein)

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Wade’s deal allows Heat flexibility

Dwyane Wade re-signed a one-year deal with Miami for $20 million. Kevin Pelton likes the move because it gives the team options for 2016. Pelton’s day-two analysis (insider)

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Wade, Heat bridge gap ... for now

Dwyane Wade and the Heat worked out a contract, but scars from their negotiations will linger, writes Michael Wallace.

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Heat's homegrown talent

Dwyane Wade agreed to a one-year, $20 million deal to remain with the Heat. Over the last 25 years, he is one of three players picked in the top 10 of the NBA draft to win multiple championships with the team that selected him.

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Heat won't get money's worth from Dragic

Kevin Pelton says there was little doubt the Miami Heat would re-sign Goran Dragic given what the team gave up to acquire him. But he won't retain value through his five-year contract. Pelton's first-day analysis (Insider)

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Sources: Aldridge, Lakers meet for second time

Coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge had a second, 90-minute meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers in which the team focused strictly on basketball after a less-than-impressive first meeting.

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Dwyane Wade on staying in Miami

The Heat guard released a statement that said in part: “The HEAT family and I have shared incredible moments over the years and I look forward to continuing our journey. I am extremely proud of my personal contributions in helping to build the HEAT franchise and for bringing three NBA championship wins to our great city.”

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Dwyane Wade on staying with Heat

"It has been an honor and privilege to play with the Miami Heat the past 12 years. ... For my entire NBA career, Miami has always been my city and my home. I'm overwhelmed with the love and support the Miami community have consistently shown me and my family throughout the years."

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Wade signs 1-year deal to stay with Heat

Dwyane Wade agreed to a one-year, $20 million contract with Miami, according to The Associated Press. The SG averaged 21.5 points and 4.8 assists per game last season.

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Talks with Arisons drove Wade to stay with Heat

Dwyane Wade informed the Heat on Thursday that he will accept their one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season, ending a weeks-long saga between Miami and its franchise player.

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Lakers, Heat in hunt for Aldridge

The Lakers got a second meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge today, and the Heat are in the hunt as well. Aldridge will have a meeting tonight with Pat Riley, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. The Knicks' meeting with Aldridge has been put off.

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Reality check: NBA teams pony up $1.4 billion

NBA teams agreed in principle to pay over $1.4 billion in salary to players on the first full day of free agency, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

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Dragic a team player in negotiations

Before signing a 5-year, $90M deal to remain in Miami, free-agent guard Goran Dragic asked Heat president Pat Riley how he could be flexible to help the team re-sign Dwyane Wade, according to sources.

Wade is on the radar as a 'Plan B'

"He's a lot of teams' Plan B," ESPN's Chris Broussard said."That's why most people think he'll wind up back in Miami. If he wants $50M long term, then he's probably going to have to get it from the Heat."

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Goran Dragic signing helps Heat

ESPN's Tom Haberstroh said the Heat signing Dragic "is huge, because they did not sign him to the max." The extra money will help with Dwyane Wade, plus Dragic is a "great player. One of the best finishing guards in the NBA."

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Haberstroh: Is Wade the next Kobe?

The Heat's best bet might be maxing out Wade for one year and figuring out the rest next summer.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game94.727th
Rebounds Per Game39.130th
Assists Per Game19.830th
Points Allowed97.36th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-153745.451
2013-145428.658
2012-136616.804
2011-124620.696
2010-115824.707

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