Don Nelson


Heat sends Marion to Raptors for J. O'Neal


Hours after Shawn Marion made a last-second dunk to lift the Miami Heat past the Chicago Bulls, he was traded yesterday to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Jermaine O'Neal, ending a weeks-long saga involving the expected deal. NBA officials approved the swap yesterday afternoon by conference call, the Heat said. Toronto also gets guard Marcus Banks and cash considerations, and Miami will receive forward Jamario Moon and a first-round draft pick, to come between 2010 and 2015. If Miami does not get that first-round pick in 2010, it will get an additional second-round pick that year. Marion was a key part of Miami's...