Heat to raise banner, then host Celtics in opener
MIAMI -- The last time the Boston Celtics played a game that truly counted, they had to endure a Miami Heat celebration.
New season, same deal.
Only this time, the party will come before tip-off -- not after the final horn.
LeBron James gets his long-awaited first championship ring Tuesday night, when the Heat pay homage to last season's NBA title with a pregame banner-raising ceremony. Dwyane Wade will get his second ring, Heat President Pat Riley his eighth, and the party ...
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