Thornwell met with at least 14 teams this past week, including San Antonio, Orlando, Miami, Brooklyn, Denver, Golden State, Milwaukee, Detroit, Portland, Atlanta and Dallas. He knew of at least one private workout scheduled with the Trail Blazers.
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It happened for Alonzo Mourning, those forced appearances at charity golf outings at the start of his Heat tenure eventually producing a polished game that had him often hitting in foursomes with President Obama. Now Ray Allen, ranked as the NBA’s top golfer during his playing days, said at his Thursday foundation appearance that Dwyane Wade also has caught the bug. But there are limits when it comes to Heat and hacking. “D-Wade’s trying to get me into golf, but I ain’t rolling on that one,” Haslem said. “I can just see myself breaking a golf club or two, and those things ain’t cheap. Especially when I retire, I’m going to have to be on a budget, so I can’t be breaking golf clubs.”