MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The NBA’s trade deadline wasn’t expected to generate a lot of activity from the Miami Heat, but the Heat did make one move before the deadline.
According to Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears, the Heat has traded power forward-center Dexter Pittman and a second-round pick to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for a trade exception.READ MORE: Report: 25 AR-15 Rifles Missing From Miami Police Department's Inventory
A trade exception is similar to salary cap space, except the space can only be used in a trade and can be used in whole or partially for up to one year.READ MORE: Kid Reporter Damon Weaver, Who Interviewed Obama At White House, Has Died At 23
The Grizzlies will take Miami’s 2013 second-round pick in the trade, which based on the current standings would be the 59th selection in the draft.MORE NEWS: Amber Alert Issued for 9-Year-Old Aniya Arcia
Pittman had only played in four games for the Heat this season and spent most of the year in the NBA Developmental League.