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All season long, the Miami Heat have lacked a true starting center. Joel Anthony, Zydrunas Ilguaskas, Erick Dampier and Jamaal Magloire do not fit that description.
Not having a man in the middle to really protect the rim and rebound at a high rate was one of the main reasons they faced trouble at certain points of the season. Signing Samuel Dalembert would undoubtedly improve the 5-spot in Miami.
Dalembert has been one of the elite shot blockers in the league during his career. He's also excelled cleaning the glass as well, and most of his scoring comes from put backs. These qualities make him a perfect fit with the Heat, should he join them.
Tyson Chandler would be the best free agent option for the Heat, but it is highly expected that he will re-sign with Dallas.