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Free-agent guard Leandro Barbosa, who currently is working with the Brazil national team in advance of the World Cup in hopes of showcasing his game for an NBA return, has drawn interest from the Heat. A source familiar with the situation said Barbosa is on the Heat's radar, but is one of several veterans the Heat are considering, with no signing imminent. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Two months ago, Toney Douglas was playing for an NBA title with the Miami Heat. Two months from now, Toney Douglas will be playing in China with the Jiangsu Dragons in Nanjing, China. The deal is reportedly worth $1 million with no victory bonuses. Basketball Buddha

August 18, 2014 Updates

Alex Kennedy: There's mutual interest between Leandro Barbosa and the Miami Heat, according to league sources. Don't be surprised if he signs with them. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

August 17, 2014 Updates
August 16, 2014 Updates

I saw you said they gave Michael Beasley's No. 8 to Shawne Williams. So I guess they're not going to retire Bease's number? (OK, so it means he's not coming back?) -- Henrique. A: An adjustment still could be made if Beasley is brought back, but that is an increasing longshot. But it's also not as if the Heat are mass producing Shawne Williams jerseys at this stage, either. While Beasley appears to be in the rearview mirror, the Heat still seems to be lacking on the wing, where the current options are Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng, Danny Granger, Reggie Williams, James Ennis and Tyler Johnson. There simply is not a lot of one-on-one creativity there, no one, really, other that Wade who can score off the dribble. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

A year ago, on Aug. 10, 2013, the hulking center spoke of the promise of his return to the NBA, of signing on with the two-time defending champion Heat after almost four years out of the game. By media day, he was bailing on interviews. For the first half of the season, he was kept in a tight, preplanned cocoon of rehabilitation. But when he did make it onto the court, it might as well have been the Eddy Curry experiment, circa 2011-12. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ray Allen, who is still deciding whether to play next season, and his wife are unhappy how local authorities and media reports have characterized what happened at his Coral Gable home very, very late Wednesday night/Thursday morning, when seven 18- and 19-year olds walked into their home. Coral Gables police spokeswoman Kelly Denham said police did not charge the teenagers with burglary because there was no forced entry, no intent and nothing taken. Miami Herald

August 15, 2014 Updates

Early Thursday at a party in Coral Gables next door to Ray Allen’s house, seven 18- and 19-year-olds decided they wanted to see how a former Miami Heat player lived. It looked like no one was home about 2 a.m., so they walked in through an unlocked back door. Allen wasn’t home, but his wife, Shannon Walker Allen, and their kids were sleeping upstairs, according to Coral Gables police spokeswoman Kelly Denham. When the intruders began walking around and making noise, Shannon Allen woke up and screamed, “What are you doing in my home?” The intruders bolted, and Shannon Allen called police. Officers determined that nothing had been removed from the home on Tahiti Beach Island Road. Miami Herald

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