Should the Heat invite Michael Beasley to training camp?
With most of their free agents back in the fold and few players on the way out this summer, the Miami Heat's roster is looking pretty crowded. The team reportedly has 18 players already set to attend training camp and can add two more before fall rolls around.
The Heat didn't pick up the option on Michael Beasley's contract, but could he be one of those two remaining training camp invitees? Jason Lieser of the Palm Beach Post posits that it would make sense for Miami to bring Beasley to camp:
"The Heat already know what they need to about Beasley, having signed him three separate times, but maintaining the relationship could prove valuable. He helped at times last year at small forward, and could be a short-term answer if Miami has injury trouble again this season."
It's true that Miami knows what it needs to know about Beasley, and he'd be a warm body if the Heat need it next season. But at this point, that familiarity is just another way of saying that Beasley hasn't played to the level the Heat expect from their players, even off of the bench.
It'd be easy to bring Beasley to training camp next season. But that doesn't make it the right move.
(h/t Palm Beach Post)