Miami Heat signs perimeter defender Y...

Miami Heat signs perimeter defender Yakhouba Diawara

There are 7 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Aug 7, 2008, titled Miami Heat signs perimeter defender Yakhouba Diawara. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

A small signing today by the Miami Heat could nonetheless wind up paying dividends next season.

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Good Move

West Roxbury, MA

#1 Aug 7, 2008
Good cheap signing. Kid is really athletic and I know the Nuggets didn't want to let him go. Lock down defender which the Heat desperately needs. Now the question is, what to do with all the small forwards? James Jones and Diawara are here to stay but I think either Marion or Dorell will be traded in the coming weeks.

Cape Coral, FL

#2 Aug 7, 2008
Why would they sign Yakhouba when they got Dorrell waiting for a contract. Dorrell is 6-9 long arms that can defend, rebound, very athletic, and shoot mid range jumpers. Not to mention he can block shots every now and then. Doesn't make any sense Yak can't shoot if his life depended on it. DW is a much better player and not to mention DWades best friends. always good to keep your franchise player happy right?

Geneve, Switzerland

#3 Aug 7, 2008
h be fine give him a chance...

Hollywood, FL

#4 Aug 7, 2008

Canaan, CT

#5 Aug 7, 2008
i'm ok with it if he's there to lock
down 2's. Dorell can lock down 3's
and rebound/block as well. Marion will be traded sooner or later so
Dorell and J.Jones can share the 3.
B. Jones is in the mix too, as well
as Beasley experimentally. I don't see what basis anyone has to criticize this move. good role players on the bench are critical.

Dawsonville, GA

#7 Aug 8, 2008
WHO? I cant even pronounce it?
The Big Fake


#8 Aug 10, 2008
Marion is a goner.

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