Wednesday December 3rd, 2014

Actress Gabrielle Union, who married Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade over the summer, says her husband and his former Heat teammate, LeBron James, are as close as they ever were.

James left Miami over the summer to return to Cleveland Cavaliers, and in October the Heat's Chris Bosh said he hadn't spoke to James since then, aside from a brief conversation at Wade's wedding.

It appears that isn't the case for James and Wade, as Union told USA Today that the two are "still BFFs" and "are always talking nonstop."

• Gabrielle Union interrupts Dwyane Wade's postgame interview

"Their connection is so strong," she said. "And it's great to see them still lean on each other ... That friendship and brotherhood is still there."

Things might not be quite as friendly on Dec. 25, when LeBron returns to Miami for a Cavaliers-Heat Christmas Day matchup. 

- Phil Watson

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