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Chris Bosh Is Re-Signing With the Heat; Wade Reportedly Working On New Deal

When LeBron dropped his back-to-Cleveland bombshell this afternoon, Miami Heat fans weren't just confronted with losing the greatest player in the game. Suddenly it seemed all too possible that MIA could go to from the Finals to the cellar overnight, with Chris Bosh fielding a monster offer from Houston and Chicago reportedly courting hometown star Dwyane Wade.

Well, LeBron is still bound for Ohio but Heat fans can crawl out of their doomsday bunkers. Chris Bosh has reportedly decided to re-sign with the Heat, and Wade is working on a new deal.

See also: How to React to LeBron James Leaving Miami

A team built around Wade, Bosh, and new signings like Danny Granger, Josh McRoberts and rookie Shabazz Napier could still make some waves in the East -- especially if another free agent signing or two comes through. (Ahem, LeBron tormenter Lance Stephenson, anyone?)

Bosh will reportedly get a max deal for $118 million and five years.

Even more importantly, the single most meme-able member of the team will return to the 305, a genuinely fascinating athlete who learned Spanish, takes coding classes and has been working on his deal from Ghana, where he's traveling around spreading the gospel of hoops.

Welcome back, sweet Interstellar Prince.

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Tim Elfrink is a former investigative reporter and managing editor for Miami New Times. He has won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
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