Miami Heat Rumors: Joel Przybilla Would Be Awful Pickup Red-Hot Heat

Kyle VassaloFeatured ColumnistDecember 31, 2011

DENVER, CO - MARCH 02:  Joel Pryzbilla #10 of the Charlotte Bobcats takes a free throw against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center on March 2, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Bobcats 120-80.NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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It hasn't been pretty, but the Miami Heat have jumped out to a 4-0 start and certainly don't need to insert injury-prone Joel Przybilla into their lineup now that things are finally clicking.

Gery Woelfel of reports that sources say the Miami Heat are amongst the teams interested in picking up Przybilla.

Seriously? The Heat are looking for a big man to take their team to the next level and the best they can do is Przybilla, a 7'1" chronic underachiever coming off of multiple knee surgeries?


Obviously, they are looking for a guy that they can insert into their rotation who will provide them with length in the frontcourt and help on the defensive end.

Still, Przybilla is not the answer.


He's 32, it's hard to rally see him running the floor and he's more likely to be a liability than the elusive "missing link."

The Heat have a good thing going. They are still learning how to play with one another, and they are miles ahead of where they were a season ago. It's a process, and though they may not have won the ridiculous amount of championships they were projecting when the Big Three first assembled, the Heat made it to the Finals last season and, frankly, don't need Przybilla's assistance.

He's a decent fit for a team like the Bucks, but the Heat need to stay away.