HoopsHype Dexter Pittman rumors

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The Miami HEAT announced today that center Dexter Pittman has been re-assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League, his third stint this season. The Skyforce are the HEAT’s D-League affiliate. Pittman was originally assigned to Sioux Falls earlier this season on December 26 before being recalled on January 17. NBA.com

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The Miami HEAT announced today that center Dexter Pittman has been recalled from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. He was assigned to the HEAT’s D-League affiliate on December 26. Pittman appeared in 10 games (seven starts) and averaged 12.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.90 blocks, 1.20 steals and 25.1 minutes while shooting 46.3 percent from the field. He posted four double-doubles and was named to the 2013 NBA D-League Showcase Second Team. In his last game on January 15 vs. Santa Cruz, he posted a 15-point, 12-rebound double-double while blocking six shots in the 99-83 win. NBA.com

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There is no timetable on his return to Miami, but Spoelstra said they will take it slow because there is no place in the rotation for Pittman now. "We like what's going on," Spoelstra said. "We're not necessarily going to try to rush him back. At some point, we'd like his progress for ourselves. He's making good steps. This is the best thing for him. It takes some discipline on my part. I'd like to have him around … but the best thing for him right now is game minutes and he can't necessarily get that with this group right now." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

October 13, 2012 Updates

Well, I guess we now know that Terrel Harris is going to make the team. Harris and Dexter Pittman were introduced as endorsers of Peak on Saturday in Shanghai during a promotional press conference that included Shane Battier. Peak is a local sponsor of the Heat. Nothing is certain, but it seems unlikely for Heat coach Erik Spoelstra to cut Harris at this point. Harris does not have a guaranteed contract for this season. Miami Herald

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Agent Mark Bartelstein said Wednesday that backup center Ronny Turiaf will wait until his Saturday deadline to decide on his $1.2 million Heat option clause for 2012-13. That could impact the Heat's decision with backup center Dexter Pittman, with the Heat having until Saturday to decide whether to guaranteed Pittman's 2012-13 salary. Sulia

June 14, 2012 Updates

“I’ve had a lot of fun here, made a lot of great friends here,” said Curry, who has become close with Dexter Pittman. “I love Miami, I love these guys here, and I would love to physically be a part of it. I was mentally part of it, I would love to physically do it this time.” Palm Beach Post

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