Miami Heat Trade Rumors: Ranking the Moves Most Likely to Happen

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Miami Heat Trade Rumors: Ranking the Moves Most Likely to Happen
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For some strange reason, the Miami Heat aren't as involved in the trade deadline as they were last season.

You can only wonder why. Perhaps it's because they're 29-9 and have little to no need to make any significant moves? The fact that the media isn't making up deals such as trading Chris Bosh or Mike Miller isn't taking place either. Instead, we return to normalcy and realize that the Heat are good rather than focusing on all those little weaknesses.

Do the Heat need a big man? Sure, it wouldn't hurt. But how badly do they need one? Bad enough to trade away some bench players and possibly disrupt chemistry? Doubtful. Power forwards aren't too hard to find, but a center sure is. Acquiring a seven-footer for a low price is unbelievably difficult in today's game where they're valued more than gold.

There aren't too many rumors surrounding the Heat, but we were able to find a few worth mentioning including a few big men and the idea of possibly trading two players and how absurd it sounds.

Expect the Heat to make some noise over the next week and a half, but don't expect anything catastrophic or significant to happen in South Beach. The Heat are no longer desperate enough to sign an out of work Erick Dampier to address the issues at center.

Or are they? Let's just see, shall we?

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