Amar’e Stoudemire Six Potential Landing Spots After Buyout

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Feb 6, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra watches from the sideline during the first half against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat

The Heat have found one reclamation project big man recently in Hassan Whiteside; who says they can’t do it again with Stoudemire?

The Heat have suffered plenty of injuries this season, losing Dwyane Wade for multiple weeks. Right now Chris Bosh is carrying the offensive load alone, as Luol Deng is also sidelined. Adding Stoudemire would help relieve some of the scoring stress on Bosh’s shoulders, while giving the Heat a veteran option in the frontcourt, where they are lacking some options.

This season they have used the likes of Shawne Williams, Udonis Haslem, Justin Hamilton and Danny Granger to try and fill the void at power forward, but not with many great results. Adding Stoudemire would bring some stability to the Heat’s front court as long as he could stay healthy.

That is a big if Stoudemire being healthy, but there isn’t much better of a front office and coaching combination as Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra and they should be able to work out some sort of minutes restriction for Stoudemire that will benefit him and the team.

The Heat are in no way tanking, and adding some talent like a player such as Stoudemire should help them make the playoffs.

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