11 Center targets for Heat at veteran minimum in 2024 NBA free agency

From proven veterans to buy-low upside plays, here at 11 centers the Miami Heat could target in free agency this summer.
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1-2, Heat Culture fits: Kevin Love and Dario Saric

Kevin Love can be an unrestricted free agent if he exercises a player option. We already know what he brings to the table and it looks promising that he might opt into a $4 million contract with the Heat. He provides spacing, extra hustle plays, rebounding and long outlet passes that make any Miami Dolphins fan jealous.

The only downside is his age of 35 years old. He's a remarkable player and a locker-room favorite, and that type of stuff is irreplaceable. If he can have a season like last year, it'd be worth having him back, but Father Time is undefeated and it would be risky if he were the Heat's only option behind Adebayo.

That brings us to Dario Saric. Saric can either play the power forward or center position depending on the lineup and screams "Heat Culture." He works hard on both sides of the ball and is a gifted offensive player who could help this team in many ways.

His shooting (career 36% 3-point shooter), passing, rebounding, and extra hustle plays would go a long way, and because he is so versatile you could play him next to Bam Adebayo and alongside Jimmy Butler.

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