HoopsHype Dexter Pittman rumors


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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

May 23, 2012 Updates

Lance Stephenson: Pittman got me good. My shoulder feel like its broke but I'm ok everyone let's go Pacers game 6 Twitter

March 11, 2012 Updates

Chris Tomasson: Dexter Pittman says he weighed 395 pounds as a Texas freshman. Now down to 278. So he's lost the equivalent of about 2 Olympic gymnasts. Twitter

March 7, 2012 Updates

Chris Tomasson: Heat's Dexter Pittman says the most he ever weighed was 395 as a college freshman. Said he came to camp at 322 & has lost 44 down to 278 now Twitter

January 10, 2012 Updates

Pittman has been a center all his basketball life but it is James, the recently reformed 3-point shooter, is now trying to do some coaching on the matter. For this, Dwyane Wade joins in, feeding Pittman the ball and giving his own instructions. It is the only time all day Wade steps on the court, he’s still out with a foot injury and came to the practice a half hour late because he was at the hotel getting treatment. “I’m not about hiding my tricks in my own bag, you know?” James said, flicking his head toward Pittman, who the Heat are really hoping can become some sort of big man option. He’s recently started playing, coach Erik Spoelstra giving him veteran Juwan Howard’s minutes in hopes that he can work into a trustworthy option for a couple of minutes a night. ESPN.com

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