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ASK IRA: Does Waiters make sense in the Heat's big picture?

ASK IRA: Does Waiters make sense in the Heat's big picture?

 


July 26, 2016

Q: Ira, signing Dion Waiters is a good move. However it magnifies why did they match the Tyler Jonson contract?  He will now become the third off-guard behind Waiters and Josh Richardson.  How many guards are now on contract? -- Joel.

A: The Heat have Waiters, Johnson, Richardson, Goran Dragic, Wayne Ellington, Briante Weber and Rodney McGruder in an increasingly crowded backcourt. I don't think you can judge a long-term contract just because you add a player on a one-year deal. What you are attempting to do is build long-term stability. That's why, if you truly are committed to Johnson and...

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