MIAMI Samuel Dalembert is now facing the Miami Heat. Next season, he has interest in playing for them.
The Milwaukee Bucks center becomes a free agent this summer. Dalembert, who had discussions about joining the Heat before last season, expects they again will be in the mix.
The Heat will be definitely an option, Dalembert told FOX Sports Florida before his Bucks lost to the Heat 110-87 in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference first-round series Sunday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Its up to them and seeing whats going to be out there. But at this point you want to be with a contending team. You dont want to go backwards, so you want to chase that promised land.
Dalembert began the season as Milwaukees starting center before being replaced by Larry Sanders in early December. While Sanders has emerged into a candidate for NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Dalembert didnt play in Milwaukees last eight games or in Sundays playoff opener. It appears highly unlikely he will return to ...