A fresh look at the roster…
The Miami Heat’s roster is beginning to round into shape.
Head coach Pat Riley has secured commitments from, or is in advanced discussions with, the following 9 players:
PG: Mario Chalmers
SG: Dwyane Wade
SF: LeBron James, Mike Miller, James Jones
PF: Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem, Juwan Howard
C: Zydrunas Ilgauskas
The Heat is at a point where it has more veteran applicants than remaining roster spots. Of interest to the Heat, or rumored to be so, include the following 19 players:
PG: Carlos Arroyo, Jason Williams, Keyon Dooling and Patrick Beverley
SG: Raja Bell, Eddie House, Jerry Stackhouse and Kenny Hasbrouck
SF: Matt Barnes, Tracy McGrady, Rasual Butler and Da’Sean Butler
PF: Shavlik Randolph and Jarvis Varnado
C: Joel Anthony, Jamaal Magloire, Brad Miller, Kwame Brown and Dexter Pittman
A roster can consist of no more than 15 players during the regular season.