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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – When the Miami Heat lost Chris Bosh to what was feared to be another blood clot issue last month, many thought that the All Star forwards career may be in jeopardy.

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He missed the final few months of last season when a blood clot reached his lungs but was healthy in time to begin the current season with the Heat.

In the weeks that followed the latest scare, there was much speculation but little fact as to what Bosh’s status was.

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On Thursday Bosh released a statement that put much of that speculation to rest.

“I know there have been many questions regarding my health and when I will play again. My situation this year has never been life threatening. I am feeling great and currently I do not have deep vein thrombosis. Together with the Miami HEAT, I am working with doctors, exploring the best precautionary treatment options and taking every necessary step to make sure I am healthy for myself, my family and my team. I have been working out, training with the team, watching film of the games, walking through plays, and have attended home games despite not being visible to the public. I will continue to support my teammates in every way possible. I remain positive that I will be able to return this season. I truly appreciate everyone’s concern and support.”

This is great news for Bosh and his family, as well as Miami Heat fans.

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The team has been playing surprisingly well since Bosh was removed from the lineup and his return would be a huge boost to the team as the playoffs grow closer.