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Heat practice with Make-A-Wish kid

Updated: April 12, 2012, 5:24 PM ET
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MIAMI -- The collective mood of the Miami Heat after a loss on Friday was relatively gloomy.

Perspectives changed considerably on Saturday.

The Heat are spending the weekend hosting Thiago D'Elia, a 17-year-old high school player from Atlanta. The kid can shoot -- he was hitting 3-pointers from NBA range during practice on Saturday -- but his presence was for a more important reason. D'Elia has fought cancer, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation reached out to the Heat to see if his dream ...

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