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Just a week after signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen, the Heat bring in another sharpshooter in Rashard Lewis. Despite Lewis’ struggles the last few seasons, he brings another perimeter shooter to make plays while the defense concentrates on Lebron and Dwayne Wade. Lewis amnestied a few weeks ago after being traded to New Orleans for Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza. Lewis, a 39 percent three point shooter, reunites with Ray Allen in their glory days in Seattle. Which direction will Miami go after this signing? After losing out to Marcus Camby yesterday to the Knicks, look for Miami to continue their big man pursuit that they have longed for.
But in the meantime, opposing defenses will have headaches night after night having to focus on Lebron and Wade and still have to contain terrific shooters in Allen and Lewis.
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MIAMI (AP) -- Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis have signed their contracts with the NBA champion Miami Heat, and will be introduced in news conferences later Wednesday.
Allen agreed to join the Heat on Friday. Lewis agreed to terms with Miami on Tuesday. Neither deal could be completed until the NBA's offseason moratorium expired Wednesday.
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