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Dwyane Wade will miss Olympics

Updated: June 29, 2012, 11:36 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade needs surgery on his ailing left knee and will not play in next month's London Olympics.

The Miami Heat guard called USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo and Olympic coach Mike Krzyzewski on Thursday to break the news, not totally unexpected after Wade played through pain in the postseason. He appeared in all 23 Heat playoff games despite the knee problems, averaging 22.6 points during Miami's five-game series win over Oklahoma City in the NBA Finals.

"I've ...

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