Posted December 09, 2011 on AP on Fox
The Toronto Raptors have signed Jamaal Magloire, making the center the team's first Canadian player in its 16-year history. The club announced the signing Friday. The 33-year-old Magloire, a 6-foot-11 Toronto native, has played 11 seasons in the NBA, averaging 7.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 22.1 minutes in 646 regular-season games with the Charlotte/New Orleans, Milwaukee, Portland, New Jersey, Dallas and Miami. He has averaged 7.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 19.8 minutes in 46 playoff games. He was an All-Star in 2003-04 when he started all 82 games with New Orleans, averaging 13.6 points and 10.3 rebounds.

The Miami Heat lose Eddie House for a while

The Miami Heat will be without 33-year old shooting guard Eddie House for several weeks due to a knee injury.  House played in 56 games (1 start) for the Heat last year and he averaged 17.5 minutes, 6.5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.  He shot 38.9% from three point range, so the Heat will miss his instant offense off the bench a little bit.

HEAT Signs Terrel Harris

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Terrel Harris.

Curry, now in Miami, hopes to resurrect career

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat press release announcing the signing of Eddy Curry read, "Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed." As for the center, his mantra is, "Per Eddy Curry policy, his weight was not disclosed." Curry, who got a one-year deal from the Heat for the veteran's minimum, bristled after his first practice Saturday when he was asked...

ASK IRA: Can the Heat land Chauncey Billups?

Q: After reading Chauncey’s comments, I’m convinced he’d rather sit out the year than play somewhere he doesn’t want to be. Do you think those teams under the cap will heed his warnings? — Eddy. A: I think the league, especially the small-market teams, are at a point where they are beyond tired of the bullying by players. So, yes, I think at least one team operating below...

Raptors agree to deal with C Gray

The Toronto Raptors reportedly reached agreement on a one-year contract with center Aaron Gray on Saturday. The 7-foot Gray appeared in 41 games with the New Orleans Hornets last season, averaging 3.2 points and 4.2 rebounds. A second-round pick of the Chicago Bulls in 2007, he has averaged 3.6 points and 3.5 rebounds in parts of five seasons.

Shane Battier says he will sign with Miami Heat

Free agent forward Shane Battier says he will sign with the Miami Heat. Battier announced his decision in a series of posts to his Twitter account Thursday morning. The 33-year-old is entering his 10th NBA season, having previously played for Memphis and Houston. For his career, Battier has averaged 9.6 points and 4.7 rebounds. He's the first free agent to announce a decision...

Of monks, masochists … and authentic champions, in every facet of life

Thus far, there’s a great deal to like about what Dwane Casey is saying concerning the present state of the Toronto Raptors. =========================== Raptors set bar as low as it can go “A lot of games, sad to say, are going to be practices,” Casey said. =========================== The fact is … i. Prior to any sort of “re-build” happening there must have been some...

Chalmers Reaches Deal With Heat

Mario Chalmers and the Heat have reached agreement on a deal.

Photo Replay: Dec.8

Toronto Raptors forward Linas Kleiza prepared for the coming N.B.A. season, and the European short course swimming championships began in Poland.

HEAT Signs Eddy Curry

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent center Eddy Curry.

Stefanski Reminding Colangelo To Stay Course For 2012 Cap Space

The primary role of Ed Stefanski is to prevent Bryan Colangelo from deviating away from Toronto's plan of preserving cap space for 2012.

Heat take chance on Curry

Eddy Curry, who has played just 10 games over the past three seasons, signed an undisclosed contract with the Miami Heat on Saturday.

Battier says he'll sign deal with Heat (AP)

Shane Battier said at this point in his career, he only wants "a winning role." He figures his best chance of that is with the Miami Heat. Battier said Thursday morning that he would sign with the Eastern Conference champion Heat, the club that let him know as soon as the free-agency shopping window formally opened this week that he was their top signing priority -- even though it has...

Battier to Heat makes Bulls' task tougher

Free agent forward Shane Battier, whom the Bulls showed minor interest in, posted on his Twitter account that he plans to sign with the Miami Heat on Friday.
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