Miami Heat’s Matt Williams, left, talks with Bam Adebayo (13) during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Miami. The Heat won 117-115. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
MIAMI – A no-cut Heat training camp.
That’s how Erik Spoelstra looked at it.
“That’s what I like about this training camp,” Spoelstra said in September. “This is the first time that no one will officially get cut. These guys are all part of our system and we wanted to develop them.”
The Heat began Saturday with the NBA preseason-maximum of 20 players on their roster. The deadline for NBA rosters to be cut down to the regular-season limit of 15 is Monday at 5 p.m, with most of the moves having to be made by Saturday because of the league’s 48-hour waiver period.
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MIAMI — The start of the regular season is just one week away, as the Heat will open things up against the Magic in Orlando on Oct. 18.
But there are still two preseason games left to play before then. Tom D’Angelo and I discussed where things stand for the Heat right now, like how about that Hassan Whiteside-Kelly Olynyk lineup?
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Kelly Olynyk #9 of the Miami Heat drives to the basket against Quincy Acy #13 of the Brooklyn Nets in the first half during their Pre Season game at Barclays Center on October 5, 2017 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
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MIAMI — The Heat’s roster is now full.
Miami reached the 20-player preseason roster limit Tuesday after signing DeAndre Liggins. The 29-year-old out of Kentucky is a familiar face, as he signed two 10-day contracts with the Heat in 2014 and spent two seasons with the organization’s G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
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