Reporting Tim Kephart
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MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – The Big Three of the Miami Heat are expected to headline a world tour of exhibition basketball games in the next month.
According to reports, the Heat’s Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and LeBron James will be participants in the all-star game tour that is set to have stops in Puerto Rico, London, Macau, Australia, and other countries.
The tour may also have the following participants: Kobe Bryant, Blake Griffin, Derrick Rose, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Amar’e Stoudemire, Carlos Boozer, Paul Pierce, Kevin Durant, and others.
The final lineup of players hasn’t been set in stone yet. According to ESPN, Wade and Bosh have already signed contracts. LeBron is expected to also sign a contract in the coming days.
The tour is contingent on no breakthroughs being made in the collective bargaining talks between the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association in the coming days.
According to multiple reports, the two sides met for 16 hours with a mediator Tuesday and didn’t move on any of the key issues.