- Associated Press - Thursday, May 26, 2011

An unstoppable one-man show against Dallas five years ago, Dwyane Wade is bringing LeBron James and Chris Bosh to the rematch.

And the Miami Heat, who celebrated like champions last July, can throw an even bigger party if they can beat Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks again.

In the first season with their Big Three, the Heat welcome the Mavs back to Miami Tuesday for an unusually early NBA finals, the first in 15 years that will begin in May.

The Heat clinched the first of multiple finals appearances that were forecast for them last summer when James and Wade led a late rally to beat Chicago 83-80 on Thursday to set up another series with the Mavericks.

Miami beat Dallas in six games in 2006 as Wade won the NBA finals MVP award.

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