Tourism promoters say the arrival of LeBron James is giving South Florida a push already.
The two-time MVP left the Cavaliers last week to join the Heat.
The reservations team at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach says it's getting asked about packages that include Heat tickets.
South Beach restaurant Prime 112 says athletes, sportscasters and regular diners want to know if they'll still be able to get tables.
Real estate agents say James' move drove up the price of a condo near AmericanAirlines Arena, and home buyers want Heat tickets as part of the deal.
Meanwhile, ESPN reported the Cavs won't ask the league to look into the method by which James and Toronto's Chris Bosh wound up in Miami. Commissioner David Stern said the league would investigate the signings if the Cavs or Raptors asked, ESPN said.
Center Zydrunas Ilgauskas, 35, a teammate of James' in Cleveland, is looking into joining his close friend on the Heat, the Miami Herald reported.
Also, the NFL's Dolphins took out full-page ads in Sunday's South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Palm Beach Post and the Herald, thanking Dwyane Wade for staying with the Heat and welcoming James and Bosh to the region.
ANTHONY WEDS: Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony and actress LaLa Vazquez married Sunday in New York. Michael Gagliardo, a publicist for Vazquez, confirmed that the wedding took place at Cipriani restaurant. Us magazine first reported the nuptials on its website. James, Kim Kardashian, Serena Williams and Spike Lee were among roughly 300 guests.
GRIZZLIES: The team reached a three-year, $10 million deal with former Celtics guard Tony Allen, Yahoo Sports reported.
PISTONS: Ben Wallace says he'll sign a two-year deal soon. The 35-year-old center said he agreed to the deal, worth $1.9 million each season, because he wants to retire in a Detroit uniform.