Miami Heat: 5 players to consider for 10-day contracts

Feb 20, 2015; Orlando, FL, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Jimmer Fredette (32) drives to the basket against the Orlando Magic during the second quarter at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 20, 2015; Orlando, FL, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Jimmer Fredette (32) drives to the basket against the Orlando Magic during the second quarter at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports /
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Oct 19, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Sean Kilpatrick (25) shoots the ball during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Pelicans 120-100. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 19, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Sean Kilpatrick (25) shoots the ball during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Pelicans 120-100. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports /

2. Sean Kilpatrick

It’s no secret that the Heat are in need of 3-point shooting, and Sean Kilpatrick is one of the best snipers in the D-League right now. Fresh off two NBADL player of the week awards, Kilpatrick is tied for second in the league in points per game with 26.1. He’s shooting 44.6 percent from 3 in the D-League.

He’s a known commodity as a perimeter shooter, and should be on many teams’ short list of 10-contract try outs.

For the Heat, he could represent an alternative to the not-quite-ready Josh Richardson in the back court. Richardson is a promising perimeter defender, but is too much of a negative on offense right now that he is not quite playable in important minutes. Kilpatrick, at least, could provide some immediate spacing from the 2-guard position–even if Erik Spoelstra wouldn’t trust him to handle the ball a whole lot to start with.

Kilpatrick and Udrih could pair together nicely, with Udrih probing and Kilpatrick lingering on the arc.

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