Around The LeagueHeat pull trigger, Big Ben Florida bound.
In what was just a speculation a few days ago, the Heat have pulled off the biggest block-buster yet this regular season.
After a superb 15-4 start, Josh Smith will pack his bags and his new home will be with Lebron in Cleveland, Ohio. Zaza
Pachulia was also part of the deal. The Heat acquired 4-time defensive player Ben Wallace. Pat Riley stated, that Ben's
defensive skills weren't the trigger on this deal, it was his huge 16M expiring contract.
" We respect everything Ben does defensively, but we also need cap flexibility in the summer. We thank Josh and Zaza
for all their effort they've put into this organization."
The official announcement was Tuesday, right after the Heat and Celtics game. Josh Smith played in that game, now knowing,
where he was headed the next day.Yao, Garnett earn player of the month honors.
Yao Ming and Kevin Garnett were honored with the Player of the Month award for their respective efforts in January.
Yao led the Rockets to a 6-1 record in January, averaging 26 points, 14 boards, 6 assists and 2.3 blocks. He also had
a triple double with 21 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists against Portland.
KG led the Celtics to a 7-1 record, averaging 22 and 11 boards with 5 dimes.Source : Wade Beasley get All-Star nod.
A source close to the NBA has revealed, that Heat players Dwyane Wade and Michael Beasley are headed to the All-Star Game. It was
also declared, that Wade will get the start. Other revealed starters included Andrea Bargnani, Stephon Marbury, Caron Butler, David
West, Rashard Lewis among others.NOTE :
When you post your prediction, It's no longer Josh Smith block+steal.
It's now :
Predicted record : Only accurate gives 3 points.
Wade total points : (+/- 7 points.)
Chandler total blocks : (+/- 2 blocks.)
Korver total made three pointers : (+/- 1 made.)
Ben Wallace rebounds : (+/- 5.)NOTE :
Big Ben didn't play in the first game, predict only with 2 games. He will start.