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Heat extend deal, commit to Miami through 2040
Saying they reaffirm the team's commitment to the city, the Miami Heat announced Wednesday night that they have agreed to extend their partnership with Miami-Dade County another 10 years through 2040.
Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday
? Bobcats center Al Jefferson is expected to play despite dealing with a strained left plantar fascia. Jefferson wore a protective boot before the morning shootaround. The training staff has kept him off his feet since Sunday's Game 1 loss.
Clippers, Warriors prepare for intense Game 3
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson sat on the scorer's table at Oracle Arena on Wednesday morning. He gazed around the building and tried to envision what it will look and sound like when the Warriors host the Los Angeles Clippers for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series Thursday night.
Pacers head to Atlanta after breaking loose
The Indiana Pacers headed south Wednesday, finally carrying themselves with a swagger befitting the No. 1 seed.
Stephenson, Turner involved in practice fight before Game 1
Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner were unified on three points Wednesday.
Bobcats' Jefferson to start despite sore foot
Al Jefferson is in Charlotte's starting lineup for Game 2 of the Bobcats' Eastern Conference first-round series against the Miami Heat.
Even with 2-0 lead, Wizards maintain 'underdog' mentality
The Chicago Bulls failed to score for more than seven minutes.
Jackson hopes to talk to Kerr about Knicks' coaching vacancy
The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated.
SunsSuns' Dragic wins Kia Most Improved Player award
Phoenix's Goran Dragic, who helped lead the Suns to a 23-win improvement while establishing career highs in scoring and field goal percentage, is the winner of the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Improved Player Award, the NBA announced today. The annual award is presented to a player who has made a significant improvement from the previous season.
Jefferson still in walking boot, plans to play in Game 2
Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series.