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By far the best option the Miami Heat can use for the amnesty clause. Mike Miller deserves one more shot to prove his worth and Joel Anthony works way to hard to be cut. Waiting just one more year could open up a huge window of opportunities for the contenders.
If you want to check out a list of game-changing free agents, look no further than the pool available after this season. Along with Steve Nash, who could be on his last few runs, there are plenty of talented veterans and young players with great potential that Miami could look into.
With a Dwight Howard sweepstakes inevitably about to occur, odds are Miami could swoop in and grab a solid player or two.
Could a guy like Chris Kaman be the body needed in the paint to give the Heat a more balanced attack?
Or could a veteran point guard like Kirk Hinrich be inclined to sign with the Heat for a shot at a championship?
Honestly, these aren't even my favorite options, but the choices are endless when it comes to the possibility of finding a gem.
Miami is built to win right now. They have three stars in their prime years surrounded by a decent rotation when healthy. It's unfair to call this project a failure after one year considering they made it to the NBA Finals last year and there is no need to panic and rebuild.
With that in mind, it would be a shame for Miami to jump the gun and use such a valuable tool in the amnesty clause. If all else fails next season, consider either Mike Miller or Joel Anthony to be cut to make room to bring in some different faces.
Besides, the chance to see Steve Nash play one season for the Heat would be well worth the wait. LeBron James has teased it, and don't act like you wouldn't want to see it as well.