5 Free agents who should be on the Heat's summer wish list

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Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson
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At 6-foot-9, 230 pounds, Anderson would be one of the larger wings on the Heat and can play either forward position, providing important versatility. 

Anderson is making $9 million in the final of his contract with the Timberwolves, so this would be another example of a player taking less to play a prominent role for a contending team.

Unlike the last two options, signing Anderson to start at power forward would keep Adebayo at center and maintain Miami’s versatility. Through stops in San Antonio, Memphis and Minnesota, Anderson has developed a reputation as a sturdy defender. 

He’s capable of making open 3s (34% for his career) but you’d like him to be better from the corners (38% for his career). He can do some things off the dribble and use his length to get floaters over defenders. He contributes to team rebounding and ball movement. Anderson wouldn’t be a flashy signing, but he would be a sensible one.