Heat, Mavericks to be tested early
Thanks to the NBA lockout, the Miami Heat had some extra time to think about the championship rings that got away when they lost to the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals.
They won't have much more time to dwell on it once the season starts. The Heat have three appearances on ABC and four more on ESPN in the first two months of the NBA season, according to the league schedule, released Tuesday.
The 2011-12 NBA schedule, shortened to 66 games by a lockout that threatened to ...
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