With the beginning of free agency just a few days away, its no surprise that there are little tidbits of rumors and information starting to find their way into the hands of the media. The Sun-Sentinel reported on Monday that the Heat had been working with free-agent center Eddy Cury, who has barely played over the past three seasons.
HoopsVibe’s Very Quick Call: I don’t see it. I don’t see what Eddy Curry can offer the Miami Heat.
After all, Curry played a grand total of ten games in the last three seasons. He's several seasons removed from posting nice numbers for the New York Knicks.
Then there’s the fit. The Heat need an athlete. Someone to score, defend, and play both ends of the floor.
That’s not Curry. The Chicago native was once a skilled center, but he always struggled with defense. His skill will be gone after such a lengthy layoff, and his defense will be even worse becase of poor conditioning.
There were off-court issues, too. Curry, despite signing a massive contract, was in debt because of atrocious decisions. Then there was this.
Why is the Heat so interested in Curry? Three words: Bosh, LeBron, D-Wade.
Curry has the same management as the 'Three Kings'. So Executive Pat Riley may be tossing the people behind his superstars a bone.
If so, this isn’t basketball. This is business. And bad business at that.
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