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Miami Coach Smart Takes Leave of Absence

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Miami Heat assistant coach Keith Smart is stepping away from his duties for the second time this season to undergo treatment for a rare form of skin cancer, a team official confirmed Tuesday.

Smart, 51, initially left the team in mid-December and returned Jan. 11 after what was deemed to be successful treatment of the cancer that surfaced on the left side of his jaw.

Source: Michael Wallace of ESPN

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