Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) drives to the basket against the New Orleans Pelicans in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

[The Sun-Sentinel]

Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) drives to the basket against the New Orleans Pelicans in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

MIAMI —

For them, it is sort of like their senior year.

LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade are entering their fourth season with theMiami Heat. No doubt, season No. 4 is all about chasing a three-peat but it’s hard to ignore the possibility of them going their separate ways after graduation.

With all having the option of leaving Miami at season’s end, next summer is perhaps an even bigger story line than the actual season. Will James head back to Cleveland? Is Bosh tired of being the third option? Does Wade think it’s time for a change of scenery?

All subjects will be discussed on the outside throughout the year. As far as on the inside, you can forget about it.

“I approach it the same,” James said. “I’m here to win a championship and that’s it.”

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