Video analysis: How Josh Harrellson can help Miami

Josh Harrellson - photo by Steve Yeater | AP
Josh Harrellson – photo by Steve Yeater | AP

It appears the Heat have finished shopping for a backup big man to round out the end of the roster.   As tweeted by the team earlier and passed along to our readers,  has agreed to terms on a deal.   For a little more background before we go to a visual break down on how he can help, let’s check the data.  Harrellson averaged 4.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in limited playing time for the  last season. On a per-36 minute basis, Harrellson dropped 10.8 points and 9.6 rebounds, although he shot just 42 percent from the floor.  What is important to know, however, is that despite his overall inefficiency, Harrellson displayed 3-point range he was never asked to use in college, hitting 34 percent of his long distance shots on 59 attempts in 37 games.

 

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