MIAMI Teams in Spain and Russia were interested. So were the Cleveland Cavaliers.
In the end, though, guard Terrel Harris wanted to continue what he started. Harris on Monday re-signed with the Heat, getting a non-guaranteed contract worth the minimum of 762,195.
I have a good relationship with the Heat, and they like to bring guys up through the program, Harris, who made the Heat as a rookie last season after being undrafted out of Oklahoma State in 2009, said Tuesday. I just have to do my part and go out and make the team.
The defending champion Heat have a reputation for taking undrafted guys and turning them into rotation players. Two currently on the roster who followed that path are forward Udonis Haslem and center Joel Anthony.
Harris said he had offers from teams in Spain and Russia. But Harris, who played in France in 2009-10 and in Germany in 2010-11, said hes committed to the NBA.
I really would rather play over here, Harris said. (Being with Miami is) another oppor...