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