Samuel Dalembert is quite a volunteer. The center already has spent about 1 million for relief following the January 2010 earthquake in his native Haiti and plans an initial donation of 2 million to 3 million for a sports academy he's building outside the capital of Port-au-Prince.
Soon, the Miami Heat might have a basketball volunteer in Dalembert. The team desperately needs a center.
The 6-foot-11 Dalembert is a free agent. And the Heat is high on his list for when the free agency signing period is expected to begin Dec. 9 following a five-month lockout.
"That would be fantastic," Dalembert said in an interview Sunday night from Haiti with FOX Sports Florida about the possibility of joining Miami, which is where more than 50 of his relatives live and is about one hour south of his Boca Raton, Fla., home.
As for the volunteering part, it likely would require a big pay cut for Dalembert to join the Heat, which will be over the salary cap. Dalembert, who made 13.43 million last s...