Report: Heat have shown interest in Emeka Okafor, Ekpe Udoh

Wednesday August 20th, 2014

The Miami Heat have shown interest in Emeka Okafor and "considered" Ekpe Udoh, according to a report from Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald.

Okafor, 31, missed the entire 2013-14 season with a herniated disk in his neck. 

A former No. 2 draft pick, the veteran center averaged 9.7 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.0 blocks with the Wizards in 2012-13.

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Udoh was the No. 6 pick in the 2010 draft. The 27-year-old averaged 3.4 points and 3.5 rebounds in 42 games with the Bucks in 2013-14.

The Heat, who also reportedly made inquiries about Jason Maxiell and Andray Blatche, currently have 15 players on their roster, the maximum number allowed.

- Chris Johnson

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