Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Miami Heat are interested in Matt Walsh
According to the Miami Herald and RealGM, the Miami Heat might be signing Matt Walsh(2.00-SF). Earlier this summer there were rumors about his transfer to Alba Berlin but the deal didn't go through. The 6' 6" forward originally signed as an undrafted free agent from the University of Florida with the Heat. He was waived on November 18, 2005, playing one regular season contest. In the 2006 preseason, he was signed by the New Jersey Nets and released in October.
He started his european career in Greece and Olympia Larisa(2006-2007) and the next season he started in Manresa in Spain but ended up in Chareroi in Belgium in February. He helped Charleroi to conquer the belgian league. The article says that Walsh took part in a Heat workout last week. Walsh averaged 14 games: 12.4 points 4.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game in 14 games of the Belgian league for Charleroi.