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RIO DE JANEIRO - Taking on LeBron James isnt the biggest concern for the Miami Heat in Rio de Janeiro. Jamal Adams Jets Jersey . The team is still trying to figure out how to incorporate all the new faces that have replaced him.When the Heat play James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in a preseason game in Rio on Saturday, the main focus is on speeding up the rebuilding process after losing their biggest star.Dwyane Wade acknowledged Friday that there is a lot of work to do before the regular season starts.Weve got to learn every day, there are a lot of teams that are so far ahead of us as teams, Wade said.The game in Rio will be Miamis third in the preseason. It lost to the New Orleans Pelicans and the Orlando Magic earlier this month. No wonder the word patience was thrown around quite a bit on Friday.We are trying to understand that we are behind the eight ball because weve got 13 new guys, Wade said. Weve only been together for 10 days on the basketball floor. Weve got to all understand that weve got to have patience, because the last two years just happened, we had the same team and it just happened. But now this is not that kind of team, so we all have to have patience and understand that its a process.Chris Bosh, the other remaining member of the Heats former Big Three, said everyone knows this team will have to work harder than in previous years to make sure its ready for the Oct. 29 opener against the Washington Wizards.With this team we have to be patient with each other, he said. We have to get better at it and its going to take time. We are going to make mistakes and we have to understand that.We are not even close right now, but I like where we are headed, Bosh added. Guys are enthusiastic, its a very hard-working group. We are starting to pay attention to details, we are starting to really grasp how things go. Saturday will be another opportunity for us to get better.Coach Erik Spoelstra has been downplaying the encounter with James, trying to focus instead how to improve the revamped team.Spoelstra said he is trying to install a defensive system and thats taking some time. He said there is some growth to go in that area.Its always different when you have new faces, Spoelstra said. And thats the journey we are on right now with this group and we are trying to fast-track it. Thats why this week is an important week for us.Cavs coach David Blatt pointed out that the Heat arent the only ones with new players.We have a lot of new faces too, Blatt said. At this stage it really doesnt affect either team. Both teams are very much in the beginning of their respective processes and we are hopeful that this game, like any other game in the preseason, will help us grow.___Follow Tales Azzoni at ArDarius Stewart Youth Jersey . Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon; a brief, poor outing that served to highlight two trends that have developed this season. Marcus Maye Jersey . -- Falcons running back Steven Jackson, who has missed the last four games with a hamstring injury, is expected to practice on Wednesday. . When New Zealand finally held on for an 8-7 win, France No. 8 Imanol Harinordoquy collapsed to the ground, having given every drop of energy he could muster, and lay prone as All Blacks danced around him in celebration. Few critics had given France any chance, but coach Marc Lievremonts team rallied from 8-0 down and came within one kick of taking the lead with 15 minutes remaining, only for flyhalf Francois Trinh-Ducs 49-meter effort to drift wide. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky on injured reserve with a groin strain that will sideline him for four to five weeks. The Vezina Trophy winner as the NHLs top goalie last season was injured during the third period of Tuesday nights 1-0 home victory over Tampa Bay. He was hurt while making a spectacular glove save on a breakaway by J.T. Brown. After making the catch, Bobrovsky fell to the ice with his legs spread, his left leg jammed into the goal post. He had to be helped off the ice. Curtis McElhinney will take over in net for the Blue Jackets. The club called up Mike McKenna from their American Hockey League affiliate in Syracuse, Mass., earlier Wednesday. To make room for McKenna, the Blue Jackets sent ddown forward Michael Chaput, who had an assist and two penalty minutes in 17 games this season for the team. Jamal Adams Youth Jersey. The 25-year-old Bobrovsky is 10-11-2 with a 2.72 goals-against average, a .909 save percentage and one shutout in 23 games this season. In 2012-13, he became the first Blue Jacket to win the Vezina after posting a 21-11-6 record, 2.00 goals-against average, a .932 save percentage and four shutouts in 38 games. He has appeared in 144 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers and is 73-45-18 with a 2.53 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage. McKenna has appeared in 17 career NHL games with Tampa Bay and New Jersey, with a record of 4-9-1 to go along with a 3.49 goals against average and .887 save-percentage. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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