Miami Heat works out trade for Shaun Livingston

Full story: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The Miami Heat was able to salvage something from its decision to release point guard Shaun Livingston .

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justin

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Jan 7, 2009
 
The conditions on that pick? It is protected through the first 55 selections that year. The Heat only gets it if it is No. 56, No. 57, No. 58, No. 59 or No. 60.

In other words, unless Memphis finishes with one of the five worst records in 2011-12, the Heat would otherwise get nothing.
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Actually, Memphis would have to finish with one of the 5 best records, not worst records. If Memphis has one of the 5 worst records, the pick will be from # 31-35.
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Jan 7, 2009
 
Memphis just waived him? Now he can go anywhere.. strange.

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2009/jan...
BeGeezus

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Jan 7, 2009
 
Justin, I think you need to rethink your math. The pick was conditional second round, and therefore it is accurate they would have to have one of the five worst records in the league for the Heat to acquire it.
Tiffany

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#4
Jan 7, 2009
 
he got traded to the grizzlies
Josh

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Jan 7, 2009
 
BeGeezus wrote:
Justin, I think you need to rethink your math. The pick was conditional second round, and therefore it is accurate they would have to have one of the five worst records in the league for the Heat to acquire it.
No, Justin had it correct in his correction of the author. The Grizzlies made the same conditional 2nd round pick deal with the Houston Rockets in exchange for taking on Steve Francis a few weeks ago. Unless they have one of the 5 best records in the league, they keep the pick.
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Jan 7, 2009
 
Justin is correct: picks 56 thru 60 are the last five picks in the second round, thus they go to the teams with the five BEST records. BeGeezus is too hung up on the word 'conditional' to figure it out.

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Jan 8, 2009
 
Riles at his finest!!

LETS GO HEAT
Tiffany

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#8
Jan 8, 2009
 
i still dont know why they traded shaun for,hes a damn good player.then they traded him to a bad team like the grizzlies.what kind of sh!t is that
miamiman

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Jan 8, 2009
 
hurry up ZO!!!
miamiman

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Jan 8, 2009
 
Tiffany wrote:
i still dont know why they traded shaun for,hes a damn good player.then they traded him to a bad team like the grizzlies.what kind of **** is that
what you don't know is a lot
mydrick taylor

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#11
Jan 8, 2009
 
yea this should open up the door for alonzo to come back he will be a big help and a great fit for our heat
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#12
Jan 8, 2009
 
Alonzo is done. Why does anyone want to see his tired old bones dragged onto the court? To see him and the heat get spanked in the first round?

Do something for the League and develop some young players. Get the ball out of wade's hands and bring in a real point guard.
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#13
Jan 8, 2009
 
miamiman,you dont know me and what i can do to you,shut it
miamiman

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Jan 9, 2009
 
Tiffany wrote:
miamiman,you dont know me and what i can do to you,shut it
please girly i'm FBI.
Tiffany

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#15
Jan 9, 2009
 
your not FBI,your a hater
miamiman

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#16
Jan 9, 2009
 
Tiffany wrote:
your not FBI,your a hater
why tiff?
Tiffany

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#17
Jan 9, 2009
 
why your a hater?your a hater because your mad cuz i know more basketball than you do,and why did you say you was the FBI?
miamiman

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#18
Jan 9, 2009
 
you are hopeless.
Tiffany

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#19
Jan 9, 2009
 
im not hopeless,and you never answered my question
OLD PRO

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#20
Jan 9, 2009
 
Quite KIDS!

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