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MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh addressed the Miami Heat on Friday, the All-Star forward telling his teammates what the postseason means to him and how it’s paining him to not be able to play right now.

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Bosh has been sidelined since the All-Star break. A blood clot was found in one of his legs in February, and other than saying that was cleared up Bosh has not offered any updates on his health since.

Teammates said Bosh’s speech in a pre-practice meeting was emotional. Dwyane Wade says that Bosh “doesn’t have the ability to be in it,” referring to the playoffs.

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Wade says Bosh’s biggest message was that “this is the season that really counts, and don’t take this for granted.”

The Heat have not made any comments on Bosh’s status going forward.

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