Heat hope to land star-crossed forward
Add an average season from Lamar Odom to the Heat line up and he quickly becomes the team's star player.
Updated: July 22, 2003, 12:54 PM ETBy By Terry Brown | NBA Insider
With Travis Best becoming a free agent, the Miami Heat need a point guard. Considering Eddie Jones' injuries, the Heat need a backup shooting guard. With Caron Butler already playing small forward, and power forward Brian Grant being forced to play center, the Heat still need someone to play power forward. Or center. With the Sun Sentinel reporting that Pat Riley and restricted free agent Lamar Odom could be meeting as early as today, what the Heat are saying is that they need someone who can run the offense, hit a few 3-pointers, grab a bunch of rebounds and, well, be the star of a team that won only 25 games last year. They really need Odom.
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