Originally posted on Sun Sentinel  |  Last updated 12/15/11
Q: Baron Davis? Right? — Fil. A: I don’t think so. First, there is the back injury that Baron is saying could keep him sidelined for two months. Beyond that, even if he wasn’t (supposedly) ailing, there still is a chance that a team with cap space could put in a waiver bid, as we saw with Chauncey Billups. But even if the injury talk is his way of getting past a waiver bid, I would put the Knicks and Lakers ahead of the Heat on his list. I’m just not sure he’s a Heat “culture” guy based on his approach. Q: Did the Bulls trump the Heat with Rip Hamilton? — Juan. A: If you mean “trump” as in close the gap, you might have a point. But just as with the Heat’s Mike Bibby acquisition last season, the Rip Hamilton you’re getting now might not exactly be the Rip Hamilton you remember from his prime. Also, the way Tom Thibodeau benched his questionable defenders at the ends of playoff games last season, I’m not sure that Rip would even be on the court in crunch time. But, yes, he certainl
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