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Josh McRoberts

Greg Cote: Miami Heat and Dwyane Wade enter season of Great Unknown

Dwyane Wade has met every challenge Miami and the NBA have tossed his way, so what's one more?tmpplchld He was the rookie out of Marquette who not only made it in pro basketball but became a superstar. He adjusted his ego to accommodate the eclipse of the sun named Shaquille O'Neal. He suffered through a 15-67 season. He proved selfless again in welcoming to his team LeBron James. He became a champion _ three times over.tmpplchld Now, at age 33 and entering his 13th Heat season, Wade is trying on a new role: Elder statesman, a player fighting to stave off the inexorable encroachment of decline and hang onto the diminishing prime of his career as if it were the precious thing it...