07/12/2010 11:04 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fidel Castro Set to Join Miami Heat

HAVANA (The Borowitz Report) - Fidel Castro's decision to make a rare television appearance tonight means that the Cuban leader is about to sign with the Miami Heat, a consensus of NBA insiders believe.

Former NBA great Charles Barkley is only one of a chorus of experts who expect Castro to join Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James in the star-studded Heat lineup.

"He's been running Cuba since 1959, but he's accomplished all he can there," Barkley told ESPN yesterday. "Right now what he really wants is a ring." More here.

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