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The Microsoft chief executive will retire after 14 years at the helm

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Head coach Doc Rivers expected to extend contract with the team

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NBA star appears to be his son's biggest fan

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Luol Deng joins Miami Heat: Great Britain forward Deng joins NBA runners-up in 'one of the most importnat free agent signings' in the Heat's history

Deng joins after LeBron James' high-profile exit following spells with the Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James has returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James returns to the Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA superstar announces decision to return to former team

LeBron left Cleveland in 2010 for the Miami Heat where he won two championships

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