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Eric Griffin To Play For Raptors' Summer League Team

The Toronto Raptors will have Eric Griffin on their Summer League roster, sources tell RealGM. Griffin was a late cut last preseason by the Miami Heat after playing for their Summer League team. Griffin attended Campbell and played this season in Puerto Rico. Griffin is also interested in picking up with another team for the Orlando Summer League.
Via RealGM
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Griffin Reaches Deal With Puerto Rican Team

Free agent forward Eric Griffin will sign with Ponce of the Puerto Rican league for the Tournament of the Americas, a source told RealGM. Griffin played for the Miami Heat in summer league and went to training camp with the organization, where he intrigued coaches and players with his athleticism. Ponce ranks as one of the top teams in Puerto Rico, and Griffin is receiving interest...
Via RealGM
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley, Roger Mason Jr. make Heat’s 15-man roster

The Heat waived Eric Griffin and Justin Hamilton on Saturday, bringing the team’s roster to the league maximum of 15 players in advance of opening night against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. That means that veterans Michael Beasley and Roger Mason Jr. remain with the team for now, which was somewhat expected. But it’s worth noting that this doesn’t guarantee either player...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Release Justin Hamilton

The Miami Heat's regular season roster is now set at 15. It was reported early on Saturday Miami was releasing Eric Griffin. And we found out later in the day that the Heat also released Justin Hamilton. Both of these moves were expected. Hamilton played rarely in the preseason, averaging just 2.6 points in 5.6 minutes per game. Griffin didn't get much more court time...
Via Heat Rising
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Griffin, Hamilton released by Heat; final roster set at 15

Eric Griffin and Justin Hamilton were hopeful of making the final roster of two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat, but have been released just days shy of the regular season. Reports are out that the Miami Heat have released the athletic and young Eric Griffin, removing him from potentially joining the team. Griffin, 23, had been impressive with his athletic ability, highlighted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Release Eric Griffin

And the Miami Heat are down to 16 players. The back-to-back defending champs released highflying forward Eric Griffin on Saturday, according to Real GM. Miami still must release another player to get down to the regular season maximum of 15 players. The final release will almost certainly be center Justin Hamilton. Since the beginning of the preseason it was clear...
Via Heat Rising
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Griffin Released By Heat

The Miami Heat have released Eric Griffin, a league source told RealGM. Griffin, an athletic forward at 6-foot-8, intrigued the Heat in the Las Vegas summer league and appeared in six preseason games. He averaged nearly two points and one rebound in the preseason – highlighted by a leap over the 6-foot-10 Miles Plumlee against Brooklyn Nets. Entering his second professional season...
Via RealGM
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Must Remain 'Development Team' Due To CBA

The Miami Heat will attempt to win their third consecutive championship this season, but Pat Riley acknowledges that they will need to continue developing complementary pieces in order to remain a contender. "We are a development team," said Riley. "Right now, we're a championship team, with veteran players. But the pipeline to becoming a championship team in the...
Via RealGM
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James Cracks Up After Heat’s Eric Griffin Jumps Over Nets’ Mason Plumlee (Video)

Eric Griffin might not see the floor much this season for the Heat, if he even makes the team, but at least he brought a smile to the face of the best player in the NBA on Thursday. Griffin, an undrafted rookie out of Campbell, opened eyes with his vertical leap during summer league and earned a training camp invitation. He has averaged only 2.0 points and 1.4 rebounds in five preseason...
Via NESN.com
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat's main rotation largely intact, few holes remain

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- There's not a lot of mystery about what the Miami Heat rotation will look like this season. Such is life when basically an entire team from one season stays together, particularly when that team was good enough to win its second straight NBA championship. Those in this Heat training camp combined to play 95 percent of the minutes Miami logged...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat rotation largely intact, a few holes remain

There's not a lot of mystery about what the Miami Heat rotation will look like this season. Such is life when basically an entire team from one season stays together, particularly when that team was good enough to win its second straight NBA championship. Those in this Heat training camp combined to play 95 percent of the minutes Miami logged last season, did 96 percent of...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Best And Worst-Case Scenario For Michael Beasley In Miami

Miami Heat have signed their former #2 draft pick, Michael Beasley, after a rather quiet offseason. Pat Riley made another good move and Miami Heat further improved their team. Beasley is only 24 and he’s one of the youngest Heat players on the current roster. In fact, if you exclude James Ennis, Eric Griffin and ...The post Best And Worst-Case Scenario For Michael Beasley In Miami...
Via The League News
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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