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Heat grant 8-year-old fan belated birthday wish

Updated: December 5, 2010, 9:12 AM ET
By Associated Press

MIAMI -- Christian Liebert's 8th birthday was a disaster.

The Miami Heat fixed it six weeks later.

Christian had plans to celebrate his birthday night of Oct. 22 at an NBA preseason game in his hometown of Tampa, Fla., watching his favorite player -- LeBron James -- and the Heat play against the Orlando Magic. He told his parents he didn't want a party, just tickets, and they obliged with ones near midcourt.

The seats would have been perfect. The game was ...

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