HoopsHype Wayne Simien rumors

July 16, 2010 Updates

A 2005 first-round draft pick of the Miami Heat, Wayne Simien isn’t tempted to come out of retirement to join the LeBron James-Dwyane Wade- Chris Bosh-led squad in South Beach during the 2010-11 season. The Call to Greatness summer basketball program at Free State High School wound down Thursday. Wayne Simien hosted the camp, which featured more than 50 high school athletes. Enlarge video “I’ve been getting a lot of jokes about that, but that’s not going to be the case for me,” said Simien, a former Kansas University All-American who retired from basketball in May of 2009 after playing two seasons with the Heat and one in Spain. He was speaking Thursday on the final day of his third-annual Called to Greatness basketball camp at Free State High. “Literally, you can’t pay me to play right now. I enjoy what I’m doing now more than being somewhere playing basketball. I appreciate the opportunity to play in the NBA and overseas, but I’m really excited about what I’m doing now.” Lawrence Journal-World

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