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APRIL 15 AT CLEVELAND: With the Heat playing their final road game of the season and with home-court advantage already wrapped up, maybe James rests up and never takes his talents off the bench while visiting old home. Perhaps Wade sits out, too, and the streak ends at 37.

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JUNE 11 AT TBD: Trailing 2-0 in the title series, the Western Conference champion beats Miami in Game 3 at home, halting a streak that began Feb. 3 in Toronto _ on Super Bowl Sunday _ and lasts all the way to the NBA Finals, a run of 53 consecutive victories. Fans everywhere wonder: How will the Heat rebound in Game 4?

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