Report: Miami Heat on verge of second-richest local TV deal in league

Thursday June 21st, 2012

The current incarnation of the Miami Heat hasn't won the NBA title yet, but apparently that isn't stopping Fox Sports Florida from forking over big dough for the right to broadcast the team's games.

Sources tell Mike Ozanian of that the Heat is in discussions with the cable network on a deal worth $80 million to $100 million per year. While this is only about half of what the Los Angeles Lakers will get from Time Warner Cable, it would still be the second-richest deal in the league.

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