NBA Summer League 2010: Dark Horse Point Guard for Miami?

July 17th, 2010 by Benny Vargas Leave a reply »
Much has been said about the Heat's lack of talent at point guard and center. With the "Three Amigos," you are bound to have some kind of drop off at the other two positions. As a result everyone has been wondering who will start at the other two spots.

We still don't know if the Heat's ultimate plan is to start Mike Miller at small forward. If that's the case then either LeBron James or Dwyane Wade will be running the point. However, if Miller indeed is tabbed as the first man off the bench, then it creates a huge opening in Miami's lineup.

One point guard who may be up to challenging incumbent Mario Chalmers is former Arkansas player Pat Beverley.

I managed to watch three of the Heat's five summer league games and Pat definitely had to have impressed Miami's coaching staff. Beverley consistently displayed a defensive tenacity and smart decision making.

Another possible summer league find at the point guard position could be Siena's Kenny Hasbrouck. His stats might jump out more at the casual observer, but while Beverley didn't average nearly as many points scored as Kenny, he did show signs of many qualities that the Heat will need ...

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