Found December 04, 2011 on Sun Sentinel:
Q: If the Magic get rid of Gilbert Arenas, which they most likely will do with “amnesty”, don’t you think the Heat should go after him? He’s a shooting point guard and that’s exactly what the Heat need. — Jason. A: Just because a player is available and used to be somebody doesn’t mean he’s the right fit. Considering how far Gilbert’s game has fallen (he seemingly has lost all lift and explosion), and considering his recent off-court issues, do the Heat need to deal with such issues with a supporting player? As much as finding players to fill needs, the Heat also have to keep chemistry issues in mind. When you already have LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, finding the right complementary pieces is every bit as important as finding the highest available level of skill. Q:  I’ve heard these names tossed around for that two-three role: Grant Hill, Tracy McGrady, Shane Battier and Tayshaun Prince. Hill and McGrady will tease us like they did in 2000 and sign with a rival. Prin...

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