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July 14, 2014 Updates

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Josh McRoberts. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We felt from day one that he was one of our main targets,” said HEAT President Pat Riley. “We are delighted that this multi-faceted player will help us immensely in being the kind of team that Coach Spoelstra wants with his versatility." NBA.com

The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed guard Mario Chalmers. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “It’s great to have Mario back,” said HEAT President Pat Riley. “We’re happy that he wants to continue his career in Miami, he’s one of our core players, and I believe he will have a great season.” NBA.com

Moments after receiving James' text, the Heat offered Bosh a maximum contract worth $118 million over five years, something that wasn't on the table at the start of free agency. The Heat had competition. After considering "strong" offers from multiple teams, including the Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers, Bosh ultimately decided to return to the Heat later that night. ESPN.com

“The whole process, it was strange. Nothing really happened the way we expected it to, and Lu being the professional that he was, he made the best out of every possible situation that he was put in. He didn’t want to rush through the process. He wanted to hear everything out and kind of look at every option, and look at the pros and cons of each option, and move forward from there. The Bulls’ offer when he was traded to Cleveland, it was a take-it-or-leave-it offer. In this situation, we still had options. Luol had choices to make. He made them. He decided this, and at the end of the day, while it’s $10 million, there’s no state income tax. So maybe you gain about a million dollars in that. But at the same time, it gives him options. He’s a free agent at the end of this year, and it gives him the opportunity to play out a year healthy, to play out a year in a situation where he can be highlighted,” agent Ron Shade told CSNChicago.com. "So what’s in the past is in the past. The Bulls’ offer is the Bulls’ offer. Whether it’s good, bad or indifferent, at that time, we didn’t feel it was the right offer to accept for Lu and right now he’s happy with the decisions that he’s made, and he knows it’s going to be great to help him further his career.” NBCSports.com

The Miami Heat continued to recover nicely from the departure of LeBron James, agreeing Sunday to sign free agent small forward Luol Deng to a two-year, $20 million deal. A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed it to USA TODAY Sports, but spoke on the condition of anonymity because it had not yet been announced. The second year of Deng's deal is a player option. USA Today Sports

The loss of LeBron James stings. No way around that. But Heat president Pat Riley didn't sulk. At least not for too long. Two days after reaching a new deal with forward Chris Bosh and hours after landing free-agent forward Luol Deng, Riley on Sunday continued to fill roster spots. The Heat will re-sign point guard Mario Chalmers and big man Chris Andersen, a person familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports. USA Today Sports

Mike Conley, agent for Greg Oden, said a return by the center to the Heat remains possible as Pat Riley continues to restructure his roster. "Greg just wants to be somewhere where he plays," Conley said, with Oden appearing in just 23 games for 212 minutes for the Heat during the regular season, and in just three playoff games for a total of seven minutes. "He is open to a return." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

July 13, 2014 Updates
 

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN HEAT HISTORY

Many players from the current squad in the list – including the two guys at the top.

   

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