LeBron expected to play when Heat open preseason - Article Photos 1/3

From left, Miami Heat guard Ray Allen, forward LeBron James and forward James Jones walk after finishing NBA basketball practice, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, in Miami. In many ways, the Heat think they're picking up in training camp where they left off in June. And that's one of many reasons why confidence around the reigning NBA champions is high these days. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)