Josh Harrellson C DET 5 Days
The Pistons got a lift from Josh Harrellson in Saturday's win, as he came off the bench for a season-high 10 points with two 3-pointers in just 13 minutes.
Jorts even had five rebounds, two assists and three blocks for what was easily his best line of the year. Barring some drastic and unexpected change to his nine minutes per game, however, he's persona non grata in fantasy leagues.
Josh Harrellson C DET 4 Months
Pistons sign free agent PF Josh Harrellson to a two-year deal.
The man known as 'Jorts' now occupies the 15th roster spot for the Pistons, meaning they're offseason moves have likely come to an end. Harrellson was the MVP of the Chinese Basketball Association with 22 points and 18 rebounds per game last season, and previously played for the Heat in 2012, and the Knicks in 2011. He's never made much of a dent in the NBA, and with Andre Drummond, Greg Monroe and Josh Smith around, that shouldn't change this year. Ignore him, but beware that he could become a factor if Drummond has more back issues this season.
Josh Harrellson C DET 11 Months
Heat waive C Josh Harrellson.
One week ago Erik Spoelstra said Harrellson would be "a big factor in what [the Heat] are doing in the future." The Heat are expected to sign another big man with the available roster spot, so Spoelstra was apparently just paying lip service to Harrellson's value.
Josh Harrellson C DET 12 Months
Erik Spolestra said that Josh Harrellson will be a "big factor in what we're doing in the future."
Harrellson played about 18 minutes Saturday, his first action since November 11 and his only meaningful minutes of the season. Spoelstra liked what he saw and specifically mentioned how Harrellson can space the floor, but it's important to note that Udonis Haslem (shoulder) was out. Just keep an eye on Jorts from the waiver wire.
Josh Harrellson C DET Sep 18 '12
Josh Harrellson's contract with the Heat is non-guaranteed.
In other words, this is a no-risk signing for Miami. Harrellson, Mickell Gladness and Jarvis Varnado will compete for a roster spot, and Harrellson should be considered the heavy favorite going into training camp.