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MIAMI, FL - February 23: Greg Oden #20 of the Miami Heat looks to pass the ball against the Chicago Bulls at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Feb. 3, 2014.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Oden May Move Into Heat’s Starting Lineup

Thanks to his hard work and team needs, seven-footer Greg Oden may have played his way into the starting lineup for the Miami Heat for the rest of the season.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

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Bulls Trade Deng To Cleveland For Bynum

The Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers shook up the Eastern Conference late Monday when the teams agreed to a trade sending center Andrew Bynum to the Bulls in exchange for small forward Luol Deng.

CBS Miami–01/07/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 28: Roy Hibbert #55 of the Indiana Pacers reacts in the secon dhalf against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 28, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Heat Has Tall Task Trying To Stop Hibbert

Finding a weakness in the Miami Heat has perplexed opponents for the last two years, but the Indiana Pacers may have solved the problem by driving a 7’2”, 260 pound hole through the middle of the Heat’s defense.

CBS Miami–12/12/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Greg Oden #52 of the Portland Trail Blazers looks on during the game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on November 20, 2009 in Oakland, California. The Warriors won 108-94. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oden Showing Slow, But Steady Progress In Training Camp

It’s tough to be out of the spotlight when you’re seven-feet tall, but Miami Heat center Greg Oden has been out of the basketball world for several years and he’s itching to get back on the court.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 21: Chris Andersen #11 of the Miami Heat gets excited during the game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 21, 2013 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Birdman Staying In South Florida

Chris Andersen has signed a $1.7 million, one-year deal to return to the NBA champion Miami Heat.

CBS Miami–07/10/2013

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 21: Chris Andersen #11 of the Miami Heat gets excited during the game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 21, 2013 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Birdman Want To Stay In Heat’s Cage

The Miami Heat know they will have to retool their lineup if they want to make a serious run at a three-peat next season. Part of that retooling will include adding a player or two, but also keeping a key cog in this year’s run, center Chris Andersen.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 12:  Eddy Curry #34 of the Miami Heat poses during media day at American Airlines Arena on December 12, 2011 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Eddy Curry Awaits Spoelstra’s Call

When Mike Miller returned to the lineup Tuesday night; it left just one big player on the Heat’s bench yet to play, center Eddy Curry.

CBS4–01/18/2012

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 12:  Eddy Curry #34 of the Miami Heat poses during media day at American Airlines Arena on December 12, 2011 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Eddy Curry Set To Make Heat Roster

Miami Heat center Eddy Curry is a project who looks like he’s already made the roster, despite not playing a minute in the Heat’s two preseason games.

CBS4–12/22/2011

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 22:  Nate Robinson #2 and Eddy Curry #34 of the New York Knicks talk on the court during the game against the Boston Celtics on November 22, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Celtics won 107-105.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Options At Center Are Curry & Pittman

Heading into the mad dash of free agency set to commence Friday afternoon, there’s not a lot of quality talent that the Miami Heat can afford at the center position.

CBS4–12/08/2011

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