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A Lakers-Heat lesson in history

Updated: December 23, 2010, 1:10 AM ET
By Peter D. Newmann | ESPN Stats and Info

There have been only 44 games in the Miami Heat - Los Angeles Lakers regular-season rivalry. While the teams meet only twice per season, each matchup has been enhanced in recent years due to several players and coaches changing teams. Pat Riley went from the Lakers to the Heat (with a stop in between), as did Shaquille O'Neal. After the trade, O'Neal's feud with Kobe Bryant was very public. And Lamar Odom went from the Heat to the Lakers in the Shaq trade. Olympic teammates Bryant and Dwyane Wade ...

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