NBA Free Agency: Jamaal Magloire Somehow Gets Re-Signed by Miami Heat

August 6th, 2010 by Andrew Tolan Leave a reply »
On July 19, Jamaal Magloire re-signed with the Miami Heat to the unanimous shrug of every NBA fan.

Sure, Jamaal Magloire provides another body to a Miami Heat front court that can't be loaded with high-salary guys due to the enormity of the super-trio's contracts—I am not going to pretend like that isn't a huge positive. However, the signing still begs the question: how does Magloire, a player with few career accomplishments and skill keep getting re-signed?

A near seven foot center out of Canada, Jamaal Magloire seemingly ends up with a new team every offseason to the adoration of a spattering of fans who hear that he is a former all-star center and think their low-post prayers have been answered.

They fail to realize that Magloire is a career eight point and four rebound player that has only made half of his baskets from the field twice in his career and couldn’t break into the New Jersey Nets rotation as a big man on a roster that featured Jason Collins. 

On a team that finished with 14 more losses than wins, a former All-Star center not only failed to make an impact, he failed to get on the court; this again makes one reiterate the ...

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