As I stated many times before, Magloire is nothing more than a big body to throw at the league's larger centers. He's six fouls to use on Dwight Howard and Shaq. Any skills he might have possessed have evaporated from his grandfathered NBA body.
Pittman can be that bruiser type and more.
Taking on Butler and Beverley, two players with some decent upside, would be the smarter option. Beverley provides great perimeter defense while Butler, when healthy, is a clutch shooter.
The problem with Butler is he isn't ready to play yet. He is still recovering from a torn ACL. His talent is unmistakable, however, and is worth the roster spot.
If they do go with Magloire, the Heat's number four center (assuming Ilgauskas, Pittman, and Anthony are all kept), it will not be a basketball decision. It's clear he is a friend of Wade's.
If this team's goal is to be as good as they can be, then Magloire will be omitted. It makes no basketball sense to keep him on.
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