James Jones says "the wrist is great"

And he didn't just say so.

He showed so.

One of three Heat representatives at Jason Taylor's "Cool Gear for the School Year" event at Old Navy in Davie -- along with Udonis Haslem and Alonzo Mourning -- the Heat small forward demonstrated by bending his right wrist back and forth in a way that he couldn't for all of last season.

"I'm all the way back, man," Jones said.

The Miami native said he's been working out at the arena all summer, while some of his teammates have been up in Chicago. "I'm in the best city in the world," Jones said. "This is the best place to work out. For the time in my career, I've really had a whole summer to dedicate to my body, and it's really paying off."

He declared himself and declared himself "60 to 70 percent better" than he was for most of 2008-09, before he started getting his shooting stroke back in the playoffs.

"It was a mental barrier," Jones said. "It was hard to just play and not worry about getting hit the wrong way. I'm past that now. Now I'm in the trenches with Jamaal Magloire every day. If I can battle with him, I can battle with anyone."

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