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Heat's Wade likely won't have luxury of 'maintenance program' this season

The presence of LeBron James allowed the Miami Heat to rest Dwyane Wade and his ailing knees for 28 games last season. But James is now gone -- and so likely is that luxury. Wade is still one of the game's elite shooting guards, and his diminished skill set has been largely overstated, but the so-called "maintenance program" designed by trainers last season to keep him healthy for the playoffs might have to be amended for the post-LeBron era. The team needs Wade to be a consistent scorer once again -- one who plays more than 54 games in a season. Wade said at the start of training camp he wanted to play 75 games this season. On Thursday, he avoided the topic. "Last year was last year, ...

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