Signing Eddy Curry is a No-Brainer


Miami is now flirting with the notion of adding Eddy Curry as the final piece of their roster heading into the playoffs. Granted Curry is without a doubt a bust up to this point in his career but guess what, he’s better than anyone the Heat currently have at center.

No he can’t shoot like Big Z, can’t rebound like Dampier and can’t defend/block like Joel but what he offers is a combination of size, youth and athleticism that the Heat currently lack at the five spot.

The Heat should release Jamal Magloire and focus on getting Curry into playing shape. If Riley and Spoelstra can light a fire under this guy they might be able to redefine his career. All they need to do is ask him if he’s content with being a less accomplished version of Shawn Kemp or if he wants another big payday down the road. 

Regardless signing Curry would only add a legit 7 footer with more foot speed and jumping ability than Big Z or Dampier and more girth/size than Joel. Lastly unlike anyone on the Heat roster right now Curry is a back to the basket center capable of scoring in the post.

More than Mike Bibby, Curry could be the wildcard needed to increase the Heat’s chances at playoff success this season.

  • http://www.sport-blog.com Sport-Blog.com

    It has been a tough season for the Heat. They’re simply not getting wins over contention teams. At Sport-Blog.com, we’ve had a writer suggest this is some sort of Lebron curse, fueied by his interest in himself. As you might imagine, this has resulted in some biting commentary. I really don’t know what to think. Lebron seems like a positive force. I mean, the guy is awesome. Therefore I think that writer is nuts. I know that others are whispering similar things though. Your thoughts?

  • Travis

    fire eric riley time to come down

  • BULLSRULE

    Heck of a game today. Too bad the Heat couldn’t pull it out. Wave to us so we can see you in the rear-view.

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    Obviously a win would have been great, but this was the best they have played against a contention team in a while. Frankly, the ref calls against them at the end were horrible, continuing a stretch of almost suspiciosly biased (against Heat) calls against them that began with the Orlando game.

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