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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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Dwight Howard is reportedly taking the Dwyane Wade approach with the Orlando Magic. If they spend money and bring in some names, Superman just might stay put.
MIAMI - With NBA players still trickling back into team practice facilities, it remains to be seen who might be this season's Shawn Kemp.
Kemp, who had been a star, ballooned to more than 300 pounds during the last NBA lockout. Kemp stumbled through the 1998-99 50-game season with Cleveland before getting hurt and going into dry dock near the end. He never would be the same...
Chris Bosh worked hard in the offseason to add muscle and more strength so he can help take the Heat a step further than last season.
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1) Since Otis Smith and the Magic have not been allowed to have contact with Dwight Howard, what he actually wants and where he stands with the Magic is a complete mystery, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.
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Matt Barnes is a little crazy, but Laker fans are hoping he’s not lying. While working out Friday in El Segundo, Barnes was asked about all the rumors going around and whether he listened to any of them. He doesn’t, unless they are dealing with his own team. But this rumor does, and it’s a [...]
Once NBA teams can speak with free agents beginning Monday, Miami Heat president Pat Riley has his franchise in strong position to sell Shane Battier on signing to play with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Battier has been a primary target in free agency for the Heat, and sources say the [...]
ORLANDO, Fla. - Stan Van Gundy cannot say what the Magic must do with Dwight Howard, but Jeff Van Gundy can.
Over the next few days, Brian Schmitz and I will spotlight some free agents who could fulfill the Orlando Magic’s biggest on-court needs: a shooting guard if the team doesn’t re-sign Jason Richardson, the backup center spot and point guard if the team uses the amnesty provision on Gilbert Arenas.